Bachelor of Science, S.E. Missouri State University, 1961; Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University, 1965.
Assistant professor, Western Kentucky U., Bowling Green, 1965-1970; associate professor, Western Kentucky U., 1970-1975; professor, Western Kentucky U., since 1975.
People can get salvation through the grace of God, but also through their own actions. Part of the work of salvation has been done through the redemption of Jesus Christ. However, people have to work hard in order to attain the full quality of eternal life.
Member American Chemical Society, Royal Society Chemistry, Inter-American Photochem. Society, Society of the Sigma Xi.
Married Sandra Marie Schott, June 10, 1961. Children: David William, Kenneth James, Martha Faye.