Bachelor, Arkansas Polytechnic College (now Arkansas Technology University), 1955. B.Div., Cumberland Presbyterian Seminary (now Memphis Theological Seminary), 1962.
Ordained to ministry Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1951. Pastor churches in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Tennessee, 1950-1960. Associate secretary board missions Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Memphis, 1960-1966.
Pastor Greeneville Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Greeneville, Tennessee, 1966-1984. Stated clerk Ewing Presbytery, Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1952-1953. Moderator Arkansas Synod, 1953, Ewing Presbytery, 1954-1955, Hopewell Presbytery, 1956, East Tennessee Presbytery, 1966, East Tennessee Synod, 1968.
Press reporter General Assembly, Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1958-1961, member denominational board missions, 1958-1960, 72-75, chairman commission general assembly office, 1966-1972, member executive committee, 1975-1977, chairman general council, 1975-1977, chairman committee to revise Confession of Faith, 1978-1983, stated clerk, since 1985. Moderator 145th General Assembly, 1975. Instructor Memphis Theological Seminary, 1963.
Member Presbyterian Appalachian Council, 1966-1968, Presbyterian Appalachian Broadcasting Council, 1966-1970. Representative uniting council World Alliance Presbyterian and Reformed Churches, Nairobi, Kenya, 1970.
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Board directors Citizens Children Day Care Center, Greeneville, 1968-1975, Greene County Young Men’s Christian Association, 1970-1975, Nolichuckey-Holston Mental Health Center, Greeneville, 1973-1977. Member Greene County Citizens Advisory Committee for Tennessee Department Human Services, 1972-1977, vice chairman, 1975. Trustee Bethel College, McKenzie, Tennessee.
Member Greene County Ministerial Association, International Platform Association, National Exchange Club.
Married Dorothy Willetta Condron, August 16, 1947. Children– Larry Alan, Robert Mark, Tony Wayne.