William Lamar Alexander

February 16, 1927May 24, 2011

William Lamar Alexander, 84, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2011. A retired Realtor and mortgage banker in Baton Rouge, he was born Feb. 16, 1927, in Simsboro to Allen Levi Alexander and Mary Elizabeth Morris Alexander. Mr. Alexander is survived by his wife, Nell Alexander; daughter and son-in-law, Debra Jane and Charles Kimbrell; granddaughter, Noel Perricone and husband Brandon; great-granddaughter, Katelyn Nicole Perricone; stepdaughters and their spouses, Linda and Douglas Patterson, Deborah and Don Gray, and Elizabeth and Spencer Smith; stepson, Charles Boyett; stepgrandchildren, Johnathan Williams, Matthew Patterson, Kristy Bush, Rheanna Boyett and Lauren Gray; and four wonderful stepgreat-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Daisey Fairbairn, Mildred Moorehead and Mary Allen Miller; and three brothers, R.B., Melvin and Malvin Alexander. Visitation at Greenoaks Funeral Home, 9595 Florida Blvd., on Thursday, May 26, from 10 a.m. until religious services at 2 p.m., conducted by Rev. J.T. Fare. Burial in Greenoaks Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Charles Boyett, Douglas Patterson, Matthew Patterson, Spencer Smith, Johnathan Williams and David Bush. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He loved the outdoors and loved hunting and fishing. He was the founder of the Redstick Radio Control Flying Club. He was loved and cherished by all who knew him. Please visit to leave condolences to the family.


  • Visitation Wednesday, May 25, 2011
  • Visitation Thursday, May 26, 2011
  • Funeral Service Thursday, May 26, 2011

William Lamar Alexander

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May 27, 2011

to my loving father, i will miss your wisdom and love you always gave me through my life your love will always live on in my heart forever...until my time comes to be called home and we are reunited in the house of the lord i will miss you dearly...may you rest in peace daddy....your beloved daughter debra

Jackie Cornell

May 26, 2011

Dear Nell,

It was with a great sense of loss when James and I heard about Lamar's death. We wanted to let you know that our hearts is truly saddened.

If there is anything that James or I can do to help you in anyway, please do not hesitate to call us at anytime. You can call us at 352-542-3345.

Our sincere thoughts and prayers are with you.

With deepest sympathy,
Jackie and James Cornell

Hope Blanchard

May 26, 2011

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.