Mr. William V. Alexander, Sr., 71, affectionately known as “Billy” or “Shorty”, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at his home in Louisville. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, November 14th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Hank Dempsey officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday from 11:00 A.M. until service time at the funeral home. Interment will be in Welcome Chapel Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Alexander was born July 13, 1947, in Winston County, MS. He was a truck driver, having driven for KLM and JMS, among others. He was an Army veteran and a member of Welcome Chapel Jesus Name Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mavis Dempsey Alexander; and his parents, Rehon and Willard Van Alexander. He is survived by a daughter, Jeannie Johnson of Louisville; two sons, Jimmy (Lynn) Alexander of Philadelphia, MS, and Toby (Kayla) Alexander of Louisville; two sisters, Gwen Kiser of Terry, MS, and June Culver of Holly Springs, MS; two brothers, Randy Alexander of Kato, MS, and J. C. Alexander of Orlando, FL; 9 grandchildren, Jarrod, Kymberly, Madelynn, Hayden, Kayla, Amanda, Jimmie Dale, Hugh and Paige; and three great grandchildren, Jolie Cate, Jaxson, and Hailyyn. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.