Bachelor, Carson-Newman College, 1981. Master of Divinity, Southern Seminary, Louisville, 1987.
Pastor, First Baptist Church, Loogootee, Indiana, 1975-1977; pastor, Little Flat Creek Baptist Church, Corryton, Tennessee, 1980-1983; pastor, Mount Tabor Baptist Church, Paint Lick, Kentucky, 1984-1987; pastor, First Baptist Church, Waterville, Ohio., since 1987. State Executive Board directors State Convention Baptist in Ohio, Columbus.
Active Right to Life Group, Loogootee, 1975. Member Maumee Valley Association Baptist (assistant moderator since 1989, director misson council since 1988), Waterville Ministerial Association (president 1991).
Married DeAnna Ruth Hughes, December 12, 1970. Children: John Eric, Bradley Dee.