Vitaly “Viktor” Bezsonov, loving husband and father of two, passed from this life on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at the age of 78. VItaly was born on February 3, 1943 on a military base in Tashkent, Uzbekistan to Evdokia Starostenko and Evgeny Dmitrovich who were trauma surgeons during the war. His father Evgeny was killed in action soon after Vitaly’s birth, seeing him only one time. After the war, Evdokia moved with Vitaly back to her hometown of Kharkiv, Ukraine were she later married Prokofi Bezsonov. Together they also had a daughter Elena Bezsonov. Vitaly received his Master’s degree in electrical engineering from Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute and he became one of the most respected individuals in his field in the entire country. On November 6, 1970 he married his wife Nataliia Rybalchenko and they raised two children, Dimitri and Elena. In 2016, Vitaly and Nataliia immigrated to the United States to be closer to their daughter and grandchild. Vitaly had a passion for politics. A staunch anti-communist, he would often find himself at odds with his own government, but did not fear to make his views known, turning down many invitations to join the party. He was a very rounded person; loving history, literature, music, and art. He appreciated Mother Nature and all of her creations and was a God-fearing Christian man. Vitaly is survived by his wife of 50 years Nataliia, his two children Dimitri and Elena, and his grandchild Anastasia “Leland” Nelson. A graveside service will be at 2:30pm Friday, July 16th at the Frankfort Cemetery.