- In Memory of -
Mike "Chappy" Roy
Michael John Roy was born the 13th of October 1956 in Norwalk, CT, where He attended Wilton High School. Upon, graduation Mike enlisted in the United States Army and served with the 2nd/505th Combat Support Company/82nd Airborne Division, 1st/509th Combat Support Company (Italy), 319th Military Intelligence Battalion, 1/325 infantry battalion, and 1st BN/7th SFG(A).
Mike's duty positions included: 54E chemical Operations Specialists, 96R Ground Surveillance Radar Crewman, and 76Y Unit Supply Specialists. His Military Education included: The Chemical Operations Course, Ground Surveillance Radar Course, Primary Leadership Course (PLDC), Basic Non-commissioned officers course (BNCOC), Advanced non-commissioned officers course (ANCOC), Battalion training management course, and the junior leadership course. Mike was also qualified as a Scuba diver/instructor and cross-country ski instructor. His awards and decorations include the; Army Service Ribbon, Expert Marksmanship Badge, Expert Grenadier Badge, Senior Parachute Badge, Master Parachute Badge, Army Achievement Medal, Army Commendation medal w/2OLC, Overseas Service Ribbon, Multi-National Forces and Observer Ribbon. Army Good Conduct Ribbon 4th AWD, and the NCO professional Development Ribbon (3). Upon Completion of his time in the Military, Mike earned his certifications in Information and Technology and became an IT tech for Cary Academy and later Campbell University.
Michael John Roy was a patriot, family man, biker, firearms enthusiast, musician, and a man of faith. He was instrumental in the formation of the Wingmen Motorcycle Club where he was an active member for over 30 years and was the Club's Chaplain. Mike was also involved in many other organizations such as Walk to Emmaus, NC Right to Life, Kairos Prison Ministry, and was also a member and assisted with the formation of Freedom Biker Church of Fayetteville. Mike also loved spending time with his children and grandchildren and always attended their events whether it was recitals, musicals, or baseball/softball games.
Mike loved his Wingmen Brothers, Family, and Brothers and Sisters in Christ. His life impacted many people throughout the years, and he will be missed by all. WFFW GBNF.