Byron Statton Chapman, age 93, of Spring Lake passed away Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at home. He was born April 13, 1927, in Grand Haven to William and Ethel L. (Harris) Chapman; and married Nancy Ann DeWitt on May 10, 1952, in Grand Haven. Nancy preceded him in death on March 19, 2013.
Byron served his country in the Navy during World War II and Korea. Byron worked as a traffic manager for 40 years, at E.H. Sheldon and Shaw Walker. Byron was a member of the Charles A. Conklin American Legion Post 28 and the Muskegon Traffic Club, and former member of First Reformed Church (Christ Community Church) and served as a Sunday school teacher and deacon. He loved hunting, fishing, gardening, swimming, boating and water skiing with his kids and grandchildren.