Bachelor, University Missouri, 1957. Master of Divinity, St. Paul School of Theology, 1962. DDiv (honorary), Central Methodist College, 1977.
Auditor, Peat, Marwick, Mitchell Company, Kansas City, Missoury, 1957-1960; associate pastor, Linwood Methodist Church, Kansas City, 1960-1963; pastor, Drexel (Missouri) United Methodist, 1963-1966; pastor, Lamar (Missouri) United Methodist, 1966-1969; senior pastor, Royal Height United Methodist, Joplin, Missouri, 1969-1970; senior pastor, Lebanon (Missouri) United Methodist, 1970-1975; senior pastor, First United Methodist, Jefferson City, since 1975; trainer, L.E.A.D. Cons., Reynoldsburg, Ohio., since 1986. Consultant, trainer various state government agys., since 1975, Missouri Farm Bureau, Jefferson City, since 1995, Empire Gas Inc., Lebanon, since 1985. Board directors Control Trust Bank, Jefferson City.
Board of directors Cole County Mental Health, Jefferson City, 1985-1986, Missouri Division of Parole, Jefferson City, 1980-1981, Sheltered Workshop, JeffersonCity, since 1990.
Married Maranna Jane Taylor, December 15, 1962. Children: Jeffrey Todd, Cynthia Michele, Marshall Webb, Stephen Craig.