Student, University Missouri, 1955. Bachelor of Science in Economics, Arkansas State University, 1960.
Clerk Security Bank and Trust Company, Paragould, 1958-1959. Claims adjustor Crawford and Company, Atlanta, 1960-1962. Claims manager Dairyland County Mutual Insurance Company, Austin, Texas, 1962-1966.
President Affable Finance, Company, 1966-1968. Chairman, president AVS Food Services, Inc., since 1967. President All Equipment Leasing, Austin, since 1971, Two State Vending, Texarkana, since 1976, Acme Food, Inc., Austin, since 1978, Affable Leasing, since 1981.
Vice president, board directors Available Finance, Austin, since 1970.
Served with United States Army, 1956-1958, Korea. Member Texas Merchandising Vending Association (governor 1975-1979), Arkansas Vending Association, National Automation Merchandisers Association, Texas Restaurant Association, National Coffee Service Association, Texas Good Rds./Transportation Association, Austin Chamber of Commerce Clubs: Onion Creek Country, The Austin, Metropolitan, Headliners.
Married Betty Carolyn Barnes, January 5, 1960. Children: Mary Louise, Janice Carolyn, Jonathan Davis, Stephen Patrick.