Hall of Fame

James R. Byers, Jr.

TYPE Meritorious Service
Brother Byers served on the Board of Directors of David Lipscomb College for thirty years. Six of those years were as chairman. He moved to Nashville in 1961 and became an avid supporter of Bison Athletics. Byers was an individual who gave of his time, money and himself for the betterment of Lipscomb Athletics. He died on June 1, 1974, while attending the NAIA Baseball World Series in St. Joseph, Missouri.