American Veteran 09

Kenneth D. Byers, Jr.

May 21, 1942 ~ March 30, 2021 (age 78)


Kenneth Dwight Byers Jr., 78, of Myrtle Beach, SC, went to be with the Lord and his beloved wife Marlene on Tuesday, March 30, 2021.

He was born May 21, 1942 in Port Clinton, Ohio, a son of the late Kenneth D. and Lena Cline Byers.  He was predeceased by his wife, Marlene May Byers in 2016.

Ken graduated Point Part College and had a very successful career as a computer software engineer.  He was proud to be a U.S. Army veteran.

Kenneth is survived by his daughter, Melissa J. Byers and his brother Darrol Clifford Byers. He was predeceased by his oldest brother, Donald Leroy Byers.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, April 2, 2021, at the Chestnut Grove Cemetery in Herndon, Virginia. Services will be directed by Adams-Green Funeral Home of Herndon, VA and McMillan-Small Funeral Home of Myrtle Beach, SC.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to:​

1.) ​Mission to The World ​- ​General Fund

​Ken was an avid supporter of individual missionaries, as well as Mission To the World​ (MTW)​. MTW is the global missions-sending agency of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) and sends nearly 700 Christian workers to 102 countries ​all over the world who are committed to the establishment, growth, and maturity of the church. ​

Give online: ​
Please send check donations to​: ​

P.O. Box 744165
Atlanta, GA 30374-4165

​*Indicate GENERAL FUND / In Honor Kenneth D. Byers in note.


​2.) National Fatherhood Initiative​®

Ken was a proud supporter of National Fatherhood Initiative®​. ​​​Melissa ​is the Chief Marketing Officer for ​NFI ​and is celebrating her ​10th year. National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) transforms organizations and communities by​ ​equipping them to intentionally and proactively engage fathers in their children's lives​ through social service programs and other wrap-around services. ​NFI's vision​ ​is for every child to grow up​ ​with an involved, responsible, and committed father.


Give online:

Please send check donations to:

PO Box 37635, PMB 84123

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19101-0635

*Indicate In Honor Of Kenneth D. Byers in note.

Committal Service


April 2, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Chestnut Grove Cemetery
831 Dranesville Rd
Herndon, VA 20170

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