AB, Eastern Kentucky University, 1964. Master of Arts, Western Kentucky University, 1975. MACE, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1983.
Postgraduate in music, Indiana University.
Band and choral director Hardin County Public Schools, Elizabethtown, Kentucky, 1964-1966. Director instrumental and vocal music Bullitt County Schools, Shepherdsville, 1966-1974. Band director Clark County Schools, Winchester, 1974-1976.
Band and choral director, head coach high school girls basketball Carroll County Schools, Carrollton, 1978-1981. Consultant, speaker National Single Adults, Louisville, since 1981. Minister of single and senior adults Temple Terrace First Baptist Church, Tampa, Florida, 1983-1988.
Minister of adults First Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1988-1991. Minister of adults and evangelism Taylors (South Carolina) First Baptist Church, 1991-1993. Music specialist Bullitt County Public Schools, Shepherdsville, Kentucky, 1993—2003.
Interim minister of music Bullitt Lick Baptist Church, 1999-2000. Music specialist Pleasant Grove Elementary School, Mount Washington, 2000—2003. Instrumental instructor Performing Arts Center, since 2002.
Interim minister of music Buschel Park Baptist Church, Louisville, 2004. Task force single adults Baptist Sunday School Board, Nashville, 1991-1993. Master's Men Orchestra, Inc., Louisville, 1993-1999—.
Mentor Music Educators National Conference, since 2003. Speaker in field.
Band hostess Kentucky Derby Festival Commission, Louisville, 1980-1983. Founder, organizer Bullitt County Music Festival, since 1968. Active Louisville Bats Baseball Organization, since 2003.
Inyrtim minister youth music Buechel Park Baptist Church, Louisville, 2004. Member National Education Association, Music Educators National Conference, Kentucky Education Association, Kentucky Music Educators Association (district officer 1964-1981, 97-2001), Bullitt County Education Association, Bullitt County Music Teachers Association (vice president 1994-1998, president 1998-1999, secretary 2000-2001, vice president 2002-2003), Religious Educators Association, North Carolina Religious Education Association (publicity, promotion committee 1990-1991), Bullitt County Retired Teachers Association (correspondent secretary 2004-2005), Pilot Mount Baptist Association (executive committee North Carolina 1989-1991), Eastern Kentucky University Alumni Association, National Alumni Band (chairman 1975-1978), Tampa Bay Baptist Association (consultant 1983-1988), Fern Creek High School Alumni Association (named to Hall of Fame 2000), Phi Delta Kappa.