Student, Rice University, 1951—1952. Bachelor, Baylor University, 1955. Master of Divinity, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1959.
Pastor First Baptist Church, Flomot, Texas, 1959—1961, Lefors, 1961—1968, Eden Hills Baptist Church, Wichita Falls, 1968—1971, First Baptist Church, Mexia, 1971—1982, Quail Valley Baptist Church, Missouri City, since 1982. Moderator Palo Duro Baptist Association, Pampa, 1965—1967, Wichita Baptist Association, Wichita Falls, 1970—1971, Bi-Stone Baptist Association, Mexia, 1974—1975, San Felipe Baptist Association, Rosenberg, Texas, 1987—1988, Montague Baptist Association, 1989—1991.
Commissioner Planning and Zoning Commission, Missouri City, since 1982. Trustee University Mary Hardin Baylor, Belton, Texas, since 1975. Board directors Fort Bend Texans War on Drugs, 1983—1989, Fort Bend American Cancer Society, 1984—1986.
Chaplain City Council, Mexia, 1972—1982, San Felipe Baptist Association, since 1987. Member of Tri-Cities Ministers Fellowship (chairman 1983-1986), Lions (tailtwister 1972-1979, vice president).
Married Ann Claudette Ray, May 26, 1956. Children: Kevin, Sandra.