Attended, Rennsalaer Polytechnic Institute, 1945. Attended, Middle Georgia College, 1946. Attended, University South Florida, 1968.
Studied privately at, Tampa University, 1963.
Founder, president, Mosie Lister Publs., Atlanta, 1952-1956; founder, president, Mosie Lister Publs., Tampa, since 1956. Choral director.
Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Gospel Music Association (director 1970-1971), Florida Baptist Ministers of Music Association (honorary life).
Married Jewel Wylene Whitten, June 2, 1946 (deceased 2001). Children– Brenda (Mistress James Milton Vann), Barbara (Mistress David Miller Williams). Married Martha Jean Hunter, April 7, 2002.