Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Rice University, 1965.
With E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Inc., 1957—1981. Supervisor researcher Old Hickory, Tennessee, 1970—1981. President, co-owner Wine Celler, Inc., Hendersonville, 1973—1983, Memorial Business Systems, Inc., Pensacola Vault Company, Inc.
Vice president, co-owner Pensacola Memorial Gardens, Florida.
Member of Florida Cem. Association (board directors), Southern Cemetery Association, American Cem. Association (board directors, vice president since 1989), Toastmasters (president 1967, Distinguished Achievement award 1967), Nashville Aquatic Club 1976-1978, (chairman 1979-1981).
Married Ann Louise Sutton, January 30, 1960. Children: Karinne Adele, David Sutton, Diane Elizabeth.