Bachelor of Science, Washington University, St. Louis, 1966. Master of Divinity, Eden Theological Seminary, St. Louis, 1969. Doctor of Divinity, Center Methodist College, Fayette, Missouri, 1979.
Associate minister, United Methodist Church, Farmington, Missouri, 1963-1966; minister, Mellow Memorial United Methodist Church, Farmington, Missouri, 1966-1969; minister, St. Andrew United Methodist Church, Florissant, Missouri, 1969-1974; minister, St. John's United Methodist Church, St. Louis, 1974-1982; district superintendent, St. Louis South District, 1982-1987; senior minister, Webster Hills United Methodist Church, St. Louis, since 1987. Delegate World Methodist Council, Dublin, Ireland, 1976. Member Inter-Faith Clergy Council, St. Louis, 1981.
Board curators Center Methodist College, 1980-1985. Director Eden Theological Sem Board, 1977-1984. Member Missouri Athletic Club, Tuscan (chaplain 1975-1976).
Married Rebecca Hale, August 20, 1955. 1 child, Stephanie Annual.