Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University New Orleans.
Audit manager Peat, Marwick & Mitchell, New Orleans and Baltimore, 1964-1970. Treasurer Mechanical Equipment Company, New Orleans, 1971. Accounting manager Stewart Enterprises, Inc., 1971-1972, vice president finance, 1972-1980, executive vice president, 1980-1984, president, from 1984.
Served with United States National Guard, 1965-1971. Member American Institute Certified Public Accountant's, Louisiana Society Certified Public Accountant's, Finance Executives Institute Clubs: Colonial Golf and Country (Harahan, Louisiana) (president 1981-1985). Metairie (Louisiana) Country.
Married Diane Rita Muhs, May 22, 1965 (divorced 1968). Married Doris Marie Chancey, July 29, 1972. Children: Dana Marie, Lauren Theresa.