Eastern Airlines pilot Clyde Roach flew President Carter to and from Miami a couple times after the president’s term ended in 1981. The Carter and Roach family were close. Clyde’s wife Roxie Jo had dated the future president when both were teenagers in Plains, Ga.
Eastern Airlines pilot Clyde Roach flew President Carter to and from Miami a couple times after the president’s term ended in 1981. The Carter and Roach family were close. Clyde’s wife Roxie Jo had dated the future president when both were teenagers in Plains, Ga. Courtesy Marilyn Allen
Eastern Airlines pilot Clyde Roach flew President Carter to and from Miami a couple times after the president’s term ended in 1981. The Carter and Roach family were close. Clyde’s wife Roxie Jo had dated the future president when both were teenagers in Plains, Ga. Courtesy Marilyn Allen

Eastern pilot who flew President Carter — his wife’s former beau, dies at 96

May 26, 2017 05:06 PM

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