Bachelor of Science, East Tennessee State University, 1951. Master of Divinity, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1955.
Pastor, Doe River Baptist Church, Elizabethton, Tennessee, 1941-1951; pastor, First Baptist Church, Princeton, Texas, 1952-1955; pastor, First Baptist Church, Plano, Texas, 1955-1961; pastor, First Baptist Church, Terrell, Texas, 1961-1988; director, Art Fineout Tabernacle Ministries, Inc., Mesquite, Texas, since 1989. Vice president board of trustees E. Texas Baptist U., Marshall, 1988-1990.
Member City Charter Review Commission, Terrell, 1972. Member Rotary (board directors 1983-1987).
Son of Lloyd Edwin and Esther Louise (Gates) F. Lloyd Edwin and Esther Louise (Gates) F. Married Virginia Ellen Sims, August 20, 1953.
Children: Arthur John, James Mark, Lynne Ellen, Myron Paul.