Billy was an U.S. Army Veteran and a retired DuPont Truck Driver.
He was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife June (Key) Alexander of Benton; daughter, Terri Englehardt of Evansville, Indiana; son, Mickey Alexander of Pirates Cove area of Hardin; four grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents Nova and Nevelene Alexander and a sister of Madisonville.
Visitation will be held between the hours of 9 and 11 a.m. on Tuesday August 12 at Collier Funeral Home in Benton. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 12 in the chapel of the Collier Funeral Home.
Burial will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the New Salem Cemetery in Nortonville.
The family ask memorial contributions be made to Lourdes Hospice, 2855 Jackson St., Paducah, KY 42003.