Graduate, Brewton-Parker Junior College, 1950. AB, Mercer University, 1953. Master of Divinity, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1958.
Pastor various Baptist churches, Alston, Georgia, 1948-1950;
pastor various Baptist churches, Glennville, Georgia, 1949-1950;
pastor various Baptist churches, Lumber City, Georgia, 1950-1952;
pastor various Baptist churches, Whitewater Baptist Church, Oglethorpe, Georgia, 1953-1955;
pastor, Canmer (Kentucky) Baptist Church, 1955-1958;
pastor, Canmer (Kentucky) Baptist Church, Whitewater, Georgia, 1958-1959;
pastor, 1st Baptist Church, Marshallville, Georgia, 1958-1989;
pastor, LaBelle Heights Baptist Church, Marietta, Georgia, 1959-1976;
director missions, Fairburn Baptist Association, College Park, Georgia, since 1976. Vice-moderator Noonday Baptist Association, 1965-1967, chairman evangelism committee, 1975-1976, moderator, 1968-1969, chairman nominating committee, 1974-1975, president Baptist Minister's Conference, 1974. Member Executive Committee Georgia Baptist Convention, 1967-1972.
Chairman, Board Of Directors Christian Index. Vice president Cobb County Ministerial Association, 1974-1975.
Member of the board airport chaplaincy Chaplaincy Advisory Committee Southern Regional Hospital. Member Kennestone Hospital Chaplain Association, Urban Medical Center Chaplain Association, Cobb County Chamber of C., Baptist Assns. Metro Atlanta (convenor county since 1981).
Married Doris Anita Reddish, December 1, 1950. Children: Judy Elaine, Mark Arvie.