Student, Samford U., 1947; student, Gulf States School Art, 1947-1949; student, Ringling School Art, 1949-1951.
Freelance artist, Horace G. Cleveland & Associations, Clearwater, Florida, 1951-1952; staff artist, Gulf Coast Advertising, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1951-1952; technical illustrator, Hayes Aircraft, Birmingham, 1952-1956; freelance artist, Birmingham, 1956; art director, Birmingham Public Company, 1956-1958; art director, Crim-Thomas Advertising, Birmingham, 1958-1961; advertising designer, Art/Design, Birmingham, 1961-1964; art director, Southern Progress Corporation, Birmingham, since 1964. Advisor Bessemer (Alabama) State Technology College, since 1985.
With United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946, China, Burma, India Theatre of Operations. Member American Advertising Federation (governor 7th district 1979-1980, Medal of Merit 1980, Otis Dodge Award 1981), Birmingham Advertising Club (president 1970-1971, silver medal 1981).
Married Donnie DeSha. 1 child, James Michael.