Doctor of Pharmacy, University Tennessee, 1963. Master of Arts, Assembly of God Theological Seminary, Springfield, Missouri, 1980.
Overseas evangelist, Assemblies of God, 1968-1971; missionary, Assemblies of God, Thailand, 1971-1973, 82-84; missionary, Assemblies of God, Philippines, 1975-1982; pastor, First Assembly of God, Jackson, Mississippi, since 1988.
Married Heather A. Burgess. Children: Deborah Michelle, Doyle Som.