Bachelor of Science, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, 1972. Master of Science, Illinois State University, Normal, 1975.
Performing artist Private Practice, Charleston, since 1954. Graphic designer, fine artist, performing artist Royal House Edward, since 1976. Photography teacher Lake Land College, Mattoon, since 1982.
President, executive producer, technical director, performing artist Charleston Alley Theatre, since 1991. Sergeant United States Army, 1968-1971, Viet Nam, Maryland, New Jersey, Missouri.
Married Linda E. McGahey, July 21, 1978. Children: Vanessa L. Carr, Valerie B. Carr, John D. Carr.