Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Abraham Baldwin College, Tifton, 1971; student, Valdosta (Georgia) State College, 1976-1977; Blekinge Institute of Technology, Luther Rice Seminary, Jacksonville, Florida, 1979.
Division manager, Belk-Hudson Company, Tifton, 1969-1972; manager, Belk Budget Fair, Tifton, 1972; manager, Tift-Town Clothing Center, Tifton, 1972-1973; production control manager, Tifton Aluminum Company, 1973-1978; salesman, Jim Tatum Fashion Showroom, Jacksonville, 1979; pastor, Live Oak Baptist Church, Callahan, Florida, 1978-1982; pastor, 1st Baptist Church, Pinetta, Florida, 1981-1982; pastor, 1st Baptist Church of Garden City, Jacksonville, 1983-1987; pastor, Vision Baptist Church, Jacksonville, 1987. Trustee Jacksonville Baptist Childrens' Home, since 1985, annuity board Southern Baptist Convention, since 1986. Consultant Florida Baptist Brotherhood, Jacksonville, 1983-1986.
Coach San Mateo Little League, Jacksonville, 1985, manager, 1986. Board directors Madison (Florida) County Council on Aging, 1981. Member Duval County Cattleman's Association.
Married Kay F. Holton, May 29, 1971. Children: Monica Lisa, Floyd Ray, Junior.