Mr. Jerl D. Roby of Enterprise, AL passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2013 in Enterprise. He was 70 years old. There are no services scheduled at this time.
Mr. Roby was born October 10, 1942 in Knox City, TX to the late Doil Ray and Verdie Alice Jones Roby.
Mr. Roby served in the Army for 20 years, retiring as a CW3. His many accomplishments include, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with three campaign stars,Vietnam Campaign Medal, Senior Army Aviators Badge, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Air Medal two Overseas Service Bars, Army Service Ribbon and one Overseas Service Ribbon. He flew for 23 years as a maintenance test pilot at Fort Rucker, retiring in 2005. He loved to bowl and play golf.
Alcohol gave you wings then took away the sky, but Honey, God has given your wings and the sky back to you so you can soar to Heaven.
He is survived by his wife, Delores (Dee) Ann Roby, Enterprise; 1 son, Justin D. Roby (Kim), Cumberland Furnace, TN; 3 step-children: Gerald D. Oster (Tammy), Mandan, ND, Raymond A. Oster, Box Elder, SF, Dorothy L. Fund (Arthur), Mandan, ND; 13 step-grandchildren; 9 step-great-grandchildren. He will be badly missed by all.