Student, San Antonio Junior College, 1954. Student, Plattsburgh State Teachers College, New York, 1962.
Enlisted United States Air Force, 1951, advanced through ranks to master sergeant, 1966, retired, 1971. Head production engineering department Austron, Inc., Austin, Texas, 1971-1974. Chief executive officer Fred's television Center, Inc., Marble Falls, 1974-1982, Highland Office Products Company Inc., Marble Falls, 1982-1984, Beacon Electric Supply, Inc., Marble Falls, since 1987.
President Marble Falls Chamber of Commerce, 1982, board directors, 1981-1984. Member Center Texas Electronic Association (certified. President 1980-1981).
Married Melba Joyce Bradley, June 7, 1952. Children: Karen, Karl, Richard.