|Death: ||Dec. 15, 2006|
Virginia State Police Captain, retired. Early in his career he encountered dignataries such as Queen Elizabeth and President Dwight D. Eisenhower. While assigned in Northern Virginia, he helped protect President John F. Kennedy's family. He later became an expert on highway and motor vehicle safety. He graduated from Valley High School. He then entered the Army and served in Europe during World War II. He joined the state police as a trooper in 1948. He was promoted to captain in 1964 and became the agency's safety officer in 1966. He oversaw the state's motor vehicle inspection program, highway safety programs, and analysis of crash data. He was on the forefront of the developement of the department's motor carrier safety compliance unit. After retiring form the state police in 1983, he worked for 18 years as safety manager for Overnight Transportation Co. He served as national chairman of the American Trucking Association's Safety Managment Council in 1992 and was named Safety Director of the year in 1997. He is survived by his wife Mayme H. Terry, son Roy M. Terry, Jr. and grandson. Captain Terry was 83.
Central Baptist Church Cemetery
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Dec 20, 2006
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