Bachelor in Education, Marshall University, 1976. Master in Religious Education, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1978.
Pastor The Logan (West Virginia) Chapel, 1972. Minister youth and children First Baptist Church, Ceredo, West Virginia, 1973-1976. Owner Soundcraft Co,., Huntington, 1973-1976, Soundcraft Company, Louisville, 1976-1979.
Associate television producer 9th and O Baptist Church, 1978-1979. Associate pastor, minister of education W. Lonsdale Baptist Church, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1979-1981. Associate pastor, minister administration Thalia Lynn Baptist Church, Virginia Beach, Virginia, 1981-1990.
Minister education King's Grant Baptist Church, since 1991. Co-owner Signs, Plaques & More, Virginia Beach, since 1990.
Served with United States Army, 1969-1971.
Married Kathy Sue Jarrell. Children: Jennifer Christin, Cara Michelle.