Odessa Vietnam Veteran Gets a New Roof Courtesy of Local Roofing Company
Chappell Roofing is giving back to the community by giving a Vietnam veteran a new roof.
According to NewsWest 9, Johnny Wright is a Vietnam veteran who served his country for 13 months.
Now his roof is bearing the brunt of West Texas weather and was in need of repair, I say was because Chappell Roofing has decided to give him a roof replacement at no charge for the veteran.
Wright was selected from entries of a contest in October where they selected one veteran for a roof replacement, the drawing was in December.
Today (Monday, 1/30/17) will be the day a crew of four from Chappell Roofing will begin the process to replace his roof.
"I like people that recognize us now. For a long time, they didn't. But they do now, they're making up for it," said Wright.