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Robby Roberson Flies West

Billy Joe Roberson, SMSgt, USAF (Retired) affectionately known as Robby, passed away on 11 April 2024 in Brandon, Florida. He was born in Sylacauga, Alabama, on 3 February 1934. Robby volunteered for Jungle Jim in 1961 and was part of the first group to deploy to Bien Hoa. As Chief of Admin, he served under Colonels Ben King, Gerald Dix, Heinie Aderholt, and Gordon Bradburn.
As Air Commando Association (ACA) life member holding Card No. 2, he worked closely with General Aderholt in the formation of the ACA.
Robby is survived by his wife Dolores (Dee) Roberson, and daughters Rosemarie Litchfield and Charlene Murphy, along with four grandchildren, Christine Lukasik, Brent Litchfield, Trevis Litchfield, and Alexis Litchfield.


Gen Harry “Hienie” Aderholt and Robby Roberson
Robby Roberson at ACA social
Robby Roberson with Gen Harry “Hienie” Aderholt, and Christine Lukasik
Air Commandos – Robby on the right
Air Commandos – Robby Roberson on the right
Dee and Robby Roberson, Christine Lukasik, and Howie Pearson
Jeanette Elliott and Robby Roberson
ACA Banquet 2011 – Gen Richard Secord and Robby Roberson
ACA Banquet 2013 – Robby and Dee Roberson, Jeanette and Ken Elliott, and Lynnette Petsinger
ACA Banquet 2019

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