Doctor of Divinity (honorary), United Christian College, North Carolina, 1974. Doctor of Sacred Letters (honorary), United Christian College, New York, 1979.
Pastor, House of Prayer, Warren, Ohio., 1957-1965;
pastor, Gospel Tabernacle, Columbus, Ohio., since 1964;
bishop, United Holy Church of America, 1972. President N.W. District United Holy Church, 1980-1996. 2nd vice president United Holy Church of America, 1980-1992, vice president, 1992-1996, president, 1996.
Board directors One Church, OneChild, Columbus.
With United States Army, 1944-1946.
Married Margaret Mae Adkins, August 7, 1948. Children: Larry Odell and Tresa Lynette.