Student, Maryville College, 1954-1955; student, University Tennessee, 1958-1960.
Staff announcer, newsman, Station WATE-AM-television, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1958-1960; program and production manager, Stations WPTA-television, WPTH-FM, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1960-1963; with executive staff, South Center Broadcasting Corporation, Evansville, Indiana, 1963-1964; president, general manager, Station KFSM-television, Fort Smith, Arkansas, 1986-1987; vice-president, director public affairs, Station WREG-television, Memphis, 1964-1984; vice-president, director marketing and client services, Station WREG-television, Memphis, 1984-1986; president, general manager, Station WREG-television, Memphis, since 1987.
Board secretary of Jobs for High School Graduates. Vice-chairman United States Olympic Committee for Tennessee. Committee Memphis and Shelby County Music Committee Served with United States Army, 1956-1958.
Member Muscular Dystrophy Association, National Association Christians and Jews (board directors).
Married Sandi Holder. Children: Lindle Richard (deceased), Stacy Anne.