Bachelor of Science, Northeast Missouri State University, Kirksville, 1952. Master of Arts, Northeast Missouri State University, Kirksville, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1973.
Teacher, Bellevue (Nebraska) Schools, 1954-1955; teacher, Garden Grove (Iowa) Schools, 1955-1959; teacher, Kirksville Schools, 1959-1964; band assistant, U. Iowa Band, Iowa City, 1964-1965; teacher, Iowa City Schools, Iowa City, 1965-1968; teacher, Department Defense, Frankfurt, Germany, 1968-1974; professor, chair department music, Pembroke (North Carolina) State University, 1974-1996; retired, 1996. Guest conductor, trumpet soloist, since 1974.
Board of directors Robeson County (North Carolina) Community Concerts, since 1975. With United States Air Force, 1952-1954. Member Music Educators National Conference, College Band Dirs.
National Association, National Band Association, International Trumpet Guild.
Married Marla Ann Wakefield, December 28, 1952 (divorced July 1966). Children: Joseph Creig, Robert Bradley. Married Judith Pearl Cucare, June 24, 1968.
1 child, Christine Elizabeth.