22nd Veteran of the Quarter, Roy Wyatt, US Army

March 10, 2016

Cpl. Roy Wyatt was born on February 8th, 1932 in Rueter, Missouri. He was drafted into the Army and served two years in Germany and Austria. He was in charge of the Motor Pool and was a welder.

When Roy returned, he came back on a ship with dependents. A woman gave birth to twins and they needed oxygen. Problem was, they were heading straight for a hurricane. A decision had to be made to avoid the hurricane or go through it to New York so they could get the oxygen they needed. The decision was made to go through the hurricane and they arrived 2 days early.

Mr. Wyatt was discharged in 1954 in Fort Knox, Kentucky. He received a sharpshooter medal and good conduct medal.

He married his wife, Bobbi, in 1952 and had two children, Michael and Terry. They moved to Forsyth in 1959. He worked in Kansas City pouring basements and carpentry. He is a master craftsman and has done many projects here in Forsyth.

Nomination Submitted by: Lucy Terrebrood.

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