Associate of Arts, Parkland College, 1992. Bachelor of Science, Illinois State University, 1994.
Bricklayer, Michigan, Kansas and Illinois, 1946-1976. Driver United States Air Force, Illinois, 1976-1986. Member Parkland Art Gallery.
President board trustees Bible Baptist Church, Rantoul, Illinois, 1972-1979. Teacher, president building committee Faith Baptist Church, Sunday school superintendent, 1977-1979. Member Illinois State University Alumni Association, Parkland College Alumni Association.
Married Ruth Ann Hazewinkel, August 16, 1946. Children: Patricia, Kenneth, Bruce, Linda, Thomas.