Conroy Funeral Home

Tyler John Chaffin

Private Service
CHAFFIN, Tyler John, 19, of Springfield, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2020 in his home. Tyler was born October 11, 2000 in Springfield, Ohio to John H. and Lisa (Spahr) Chaffin, Jr. Tyler was a graduate of Springfield High School and enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding four wheelers. In addition to his mother, he is survived by a sister, Stephanie Chaffin; step-father, Robert Benston; step-sister, Mya Benston; grandmother, Sally A. Chaffin; maternal grandmother, Mary Ann “Middie” Spahr; paternal grandfather, John H. Chaffin, Sr.; uncle, Thomas (Babs) Spahr, Jr.; two aunts, Mary Ann Bogart and Heather (Joe) Mershon; special friend, Katie Bussey and family; and numerous cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, John in 2005; maternal grandfather, Thomas R. Spahr, Sr.; and paternal grandparents, Wanda and Gene Mills. A visitation will be held on Thursday from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. in the CONROY FUNERAL HOME. Due to COVID19, small groups of 10-15 people will rotate in for the visitation. The family strongly encourages everyone to wear a mask and honor social distancing guidelines. A private funeral service will then be held for immediate family only. However, Tyler’s funeral service will be live streamed on Thursday at 12:00 p.m. at Burial will be held in Calvary Cemetery. A balloon release will also be held on July 11 at 4:00 p.m. at Kroger on North Bechtle Ave. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Tyler Chaffin Project SEARCH Memorial Fund, 1522 Erika Dr., Springfield, OH 45503.


We’re so very sorry for your loss. Thinking of your family during this difficult time.

- Christopher and Rachel Spahr, Saturday July 4th, 2020

Tyler always come into the hospital with a smile on his face and always talked to everyone. I am so sorry for your loss. Tyler you are missed by everyone on the EVS team.

- Cassie Setzer, Thursday July 2nd, 2020

Tyler was a amazing friend to me when I was at Springfield high school and I met him when I was 14 my freshman year and I was so glad me and him came friends but I remember him making me laugh and smile when I'm not in a good mood and I will miss him so much.. I would say more but it's kinda hard for me

- Victoria Boring, Thursday July 2nd, 2020

So very sorry for your, our loss of Ty. We will miss him,as we know you will as well.

- Ryan and Regina Perkins , Thursday July 2nd, 2020

So very sorry for your loss. Sending love and prayers.

- Kelly H., Wednesday July 1st, 2020

Tyler was an awesome guy. He was so sweet and funny. He will be missed. God bless the family.

- Dawn Nealey, Tuesday June 30th, 2020

I am so sorry for your family's loss. I can't imagine the heartbreak you must be going through right now. Even though I haven't seen Tyler since preschool, I have fond memories of the sweetness and light that he brought to the center. Lisa, my thoughts are with you, and I pray for your strength.

- Patty O. (Miss Pat), Tuesday June 30th, 2020

We are so sorry for your loss. Tyler was such a nice young man. Bradley really enjoyed going to Project Search with him.

- Bradley Neu and Natalie Hill, Tuesday June 30th, 2020

Tyler brought so much joy to me when he worked with us at Springfield Regional. He was so sweet with all of his co-workers and had a very strong work ethic. Prayers to the family, Tyler, you will always be remembered by me. Thank you for being you! Misti Zerkle.

- Misti Zerkle, Tuesday June 30th, 2020