Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute Technology, 1954.
Various engineering positions, 1954-1969; partner in charge of engineering, Walk Jones & Francis Mah, Inc., Memphis, 1969-1976; owner, Robert L. Puckett & Associations, Memphis, 1976-1982; project engineer, Federal Express, 1982-1983; project engineer, acting senior manager, Federal Express, 1983-1984; senior manager properties, Federal Express, 1984-1985; senior manager properties and facilities, Federal Express, 1985-1986; project engineer properties, corporation construction, Federal Express, 1986-1988; chief electrical engineer, Pickering Firm, Inc., Memphis, since 1988.
Board of directors Suicide and Crisis Intervention Center. Chairman Christian education committee St. John's Episcopalian Church. Member energy committee St. Mary's Episcopalian Church.
Choir member Church of Holy Communion, bdgs. and grounds committee. Active Brotherhood of St. Andrews. Chairman of the Board U. Tennessee Mental Health Center.
Member buildings and grounds committee Brooks Art Gallery. Member Memphis Arts Council. First lieutenant United States Army, 1954-1956.
Member Building Owners and Mgrs. Association (secretary-treasurer since 1987), Illuminating Engineering Society, National Society Professor Engineers, Cons. Engineers Tennessee, Georgia Technology Alumni Society (president chapter), Memphis Symphony, Golden Circle Club, SigmaAlpha Epsilon.
Son of Emory Lee and Edith Ruth (Smith) P. Divorced; children: Mary Edith, Anna Marie, Robert Lee (deceased). Married Alicia Moody, June 8, 1984.