STB, Holmes Bible College, 1952. Graduate, Famous Writers School, 1970.
Christian education director Pentecostal Holiness Church Inc., Alabama, 1952-1953, 55-57, conference superintendent State of Alabama, 1960-1969, assistant general superintendent for denomination, Oklahoma City, 1969-1977, director church loan fund, superannuation and publications, 1969-1973, director evangelism, 1973-1981, vice chairman of denomination, 1977-1981, general superintendent, bishop, 1981-1989, retired.
Married Donna Marie Dooley, September 5, 1952. Children: Dianne Marie, Karen Denise.