AB, High Point (North Carolina) College, 1955. Postgraduate, University North Carolina, Greensboro, 1962.
Teacher, Siler City (North Carolina) Public Schools, 1955-1956; teacher, Asheboro (North Carolina) Public Schools, 1958-1969; director public relations, Wings and Wheels Museum, Santee, South Carolina., 1969; editor-in-chief, Experimental Aircraft Association, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, since 1970.
Served with United States Navy, 1956-1958. Member Experimental Aircraft Association, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Antique Airplane Association.
Married Golda Rae Garner, December 28, 1958.