Bachelor in Chemistry, University Arkansas, 1968. Master of Science in Teaching, Middle Tennessee State University, 1972.
Teacher science and mathematics, Seymour (Missouri) R-2 Schools, 1968-1969; teacher science and mathematics, Ava (Missouri) R-1 Schools, 1969-1996; minister, Hill Top Church of Christ, Harrison, Arkansas, since 1996.
Married Sandra Kay Mitchell, April 4, 1969. 1 child: John Matthew.