Bachelor, Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, 1967. Master of Library Science, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1969. Educational Specialist, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1983.
Doctor of Philosophy, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1994.
Library. science instructor Murray State University, Kentucky, 1971—1972. Pastor & evangelist Church Nazarene, 1972—1980. Headmaster Christian Heritage Academy, Jacksonville, Florida, 1980—1983.
Elementary school principal Kendall Acres Academy, Miami, 1983—1985. Dean library services Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, 1999—2005. Reference, programming library Miami-Dade Public Library.
Systems, 1985—1990; dean undergraduate college, library Mid-America Christian University, Oklahoma City, 2005—2007. Library director Huntington University, Indiana, 1969—1971, Friends University, Wichita, Kansas, 1990—1995, Southern Nazarene University, Bethany, Oklahoma, 1995—1999, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford, since 2007.
Member of American Library Association, Oklahoma Council Academy Library. Directors (executive committee 2006), Oklahoma Library. Association, Association Christian Libraries.
Married Paula Faye Hicks, June 11, 1970. Children: Stacy Michelle Jones, Melodie Renee Luckett.