Bachelor, University Kansas, 1960.
Loan officer, Limerick Finance, Lawrence, Kansas, 1959-1960; assistant manager, Chaffin Grocery, Moscow, Kansas, 1960-1962; store manager, Chaffin Inc. Gibson Discount Centers, 1962-1968; general manager, Chaffin Inc., Dodge City, Kansas, 1968-1985; president, Chaffin, Inc., Dodge City, Kansas, since 1985; president, Great S.W. BanCorp. Board directors Bank of the S.W., Dodge City.
Board directors, secretary Dodge City Community College Foundation, 1996-1998. Board directors, vice president Dodge City Area Community Foundation.
Married Charlotte Daisy Hawley, August 17, 1958. Children: Darcy Lea, Charla Cai, Darren Roger, Charles Dale.