Kenneth Barton Williams
Departed in Viera, Florida on September 20, 2019
K.B. Williams of Melbourne Beach died September 20, 2019. He was surrounded by his loving daughters Jenny, Corinne, Deirdre, and Kate, and a cherished caregiver, Evelyn.
His wife Bea was a beloved partner and mother and a multitalented artist and musician. She was a member of the Melbourne Beach Watercolor Society, and she left a legacy of beautiful paintings. Bea predeceased K.B. on December 21, 2014.
K.B. was a Naval Aviator in Korea and a brilliant mathematician. After the war, he became one of the first computer code writers. He wrote code for the earliest satellites launched in the Great Space Race of the 1950s and 1960s.
K.B. was also an avid music lover, an interest he shared with Bea. They both loved to sing and play the piano and guitar, as well as several other instruments, to the delight of family and friends.
K.B. and Bea are greatly missed by their family, friends, and caregivers.