Obituaries » Roger D. Byers
August 14, 1949 - February 22, 2019
Cremation will take place and a celebration of his life will be held Sunday, March 10, 2019, at Eastland Bowling Center, 5570 Gull Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49048, from 3:00 to 6:00 PM. Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home.
Age 69, passed away at his home on Friday, February 22, 2019. Roger was born in Kalamazoo on August 14, 1949, the son of the late David and Vivian (Scott) Byers. Roger had a wonderful and outgoing personality. He made friends easily and was a joy to know. He worked for several years as the manager at Eastland Bowling Center where he was loved by everyone. He considered his friends there as a second family. He enjoyed throwing darts. Above all Roger loved his family and did his best to provide for them. He was a wonderful father and grandfather and was always supportive of those he loved. On July 16, 1999, he was united in marriage to Jane Wilder-Byers who survives. He is also survived by three step-children, Barbara (Brad) Keech, Steve (Stacey) Wilder, Rhonda (Scott) Wheeler; seven grandchildren, Amanda, Jessica, Lindsey, Zachary, Mackenzie, Zoe and Jase; four siblings; nieces, nephews and friends. He was also preceded by two sisters.