ROYAL OAK, Mich. – A family gathered in Royal Oak to remember a father and son who died two days apart from coronavirus on what would have been Nathaniel Slappey Jr’s 50th Birthday on Saturday.
“I would definitely say that it’s been a rocky season, if you will,” said Nate Slappey III.
To say the last couple of weeks have been trying for Nate Slappey III and his family is really an understatement. He lost both his grandfather and father to coronavirus in just two days.
His grandfather, Nathaniel Slappey Sr., died April 30th at 80 years old. His father, Nathaniel