ROY WEBER 2019-2020 Department Commander Biography
Roy grew up on a small farm in Jasper County.
He graduated from Sam’s Technical Institute (ITT) with an electronics degree in 1969. He enlisted into the United States Air Force in 1970 building, maintaining and loading aircraft with Special Weapons (Nuclear) in the United States and overseas. He was discharged in 1977 and worked in the auto parts manufacturing, distribution and sales industry.
Using the Montgomery GI bill, Roy graduated from Lakeland Community College and Eastern Illinois University with a BS degree in Career Development.
Roy enlisted into the US Naval Reserves in 1990 during Desert Storm and served multiple deployments. He is an Iraqi War Veteran retiring in 2007 as US Navy Seabee Chief Petty Officer with 25 years of military experience.
Roy is a 28 year member of The American Legion and has held every position at Teutopolis Post 924 including Post Commander four terms. He holds various committee appointments at District, Division and Department level.
Roy is a graduate of National American Legion College, Indianapolis, Indiana class of 2007.
Roy is retired from Illinois Department of Transportation working highway maintenance and traffic control.
Roy married his wife, Kate in 1975. They enjoy four children and seven grandchildren, all members of The American Legion Family. Kate has over fifty years of experience in the nursing profession.