ThB, Eastern Pilgrim College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1955; Bachelor's Degree, Iliff School Theology, Denver, 1964; postgraduate, Vanderbilt University, 1970-1974.
Minister, United Methodist Church, Willard, Colorado, 1961-1964; merchant marine officer, various steamship companies, 1970-1979; chief officer of steamships, Lykes Brothers Steamship Company, New Orleans, since 1980. Preacher Methodist Church, eastern shore of Virginia, 1978-1990.
Lieutenant United States Navy, 1956-1961. PTO; lieutenant commander CHC, United States Naval Reserve, 1964-1970. Member Council of America Master Mariners, Society Biblical Literature, Biblical Archaeol.
Society, Eastern Shore History Society.
Married Ruth Ann Jeffers, January 31, 1956. Children: Tamera Lee, Tiara Lynn, Lesli Anne, Lani Rae.