Kenneth Williams

Published 2:59 pm Friday, September 7, 2018

Kenneth Darryl (Reason) Williams was born Feb. 20, 1962, to the union of Josie M. Beal Reason and Robert E. Reason (Williams) in Bogalusa. As a child, he was baptized at Sweet Beulah Baptist Church and worshipped and served there until be left Bogalusa.

Kenny is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Birdie Moses Smoot (Willie) and James Beal (Henrietta); and his paternal grandparents, Mary Coleman Williams (Victor) and Clarence Reason; and also his aunt, Priscilla Beal Edwards; and his infant niece, Harmonii Williams.

He leaves to forever cherish his memory: his wife, Mildred Williams; his parents, Josie Beal and Robert Reason; his children, Kenneth Lundy (Tiffini) and Patrick Lundy; step-children, Amber and Amy Johnson; his grandchildren, Trenity, Kirstyn, Patrick Jr., Makenzi, Zion and Sariya Lundy; his siblings, Pamela W. Cyprian (Kenneth), Robin W. Bickham, Marc Williams (Lela), Jercoxia Curney (Brittany), Broderick Curney, Gennetta Curney, Tasha Curney, Catherine Rogers, Miracle Reason and Damare Reason. Kenny’s memory will be treasured by his extended family of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Kenny was educated in Bogalusa City Schools and was an excellent student. Kenny’s scholastic achievements earned him an academic scholarship to Southern University in Baton Rouge. The summer before going to Southern, Kenny went to Marine Corps Basic Training in California, and served in the Marine Corps Reserves while he was a student. Kenny earned a degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from Southern University.

Kenny loved music. Kenny played the drum and sang in the choir at church. Kenny was a band member from elementary through high school. He also played piano and keyboards. He toured with the Coasters in the 1980s. Although Kenny worked various positions using his electronic education and training, he was never far away from music. In recent years, he started “PrymeTouch Productions,” where he worked as a DJ/Musician.

Kenny was proud of his military service, first as a Marine and later in the Air Force.

Kenneth departed this life Aug. 31, 2018. As an organ donor, his generosity will give the gift of life.