Saturday, November 9, 2019

Hilery William "Billy" Caperton

Hilery William “Billy” Caperton, Jr., 69, passed away on Friday, November 8, 2019, at Merit Health Medical Center in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, November 11, 2019, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Trent Jaudon officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 12 p.m. until service time at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Interment will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Noxapater, Mississippi.

Billy was born in Winston County on December 11, 1949, to Hilery William Caperton, Sr. and Dorothy Crosby Caperton. He was a member of South Louisville Baptist Church. Billy loved to hunt and fish when his health allowed him to do so. He also enjoyed “making the block” riding around the “loop” checking on things. He also treasured the time he spent with friends and helping out at the chicken houses. Billy retired from the Mississippi Department of Transportation.

Billy is survived by special family friends Jackie Holman, Erica Doby, Jordan Sullivan, Morgan Sullivan, and Lexie Holman and the kids all of Louisville. He also leaves behind several cousins to mourn his passing. He is preceded in death by his parents.

Serving as pallbearers are Del Estes, Brad Hill, Ray Sims, Robert Warner, Alan Young, Bubba Young, and John Albert Young. Memorial gifts in honor of Billy may be given to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 41817, Memphis, TN 38174-1817.

Services are under the direction of Nowell Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at