AB, Belmont College, 1956. Master of Divinity, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1969. Doctor of Ministry, Luther Rice Seminary, 1978.
Pastor, Marble City Baptist Church, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1965-1968; pastor, Walnut Hill Baptist Church, Harriman, Tennessee, 1969-1973; pastor, Calvary Baptist Church, Cleveland, Texas, 1973-1977; pastor, First Baptist Church, Humble, Texas, 1977-1982; pastor, Deerbrook Baptist Church, Humble, since 1982.
President Northeast Medical Center Hospital Chaplaincy, Humble, 1982-1986. Vice president Keep American Beautiful, Humble, 1988. With United States Navy, 1946-1946.
Member Ministers Alliance (vice president Humble chapter 1988), Rotary (vice president Humble club 1985-1988, Paul Harris fellow 1988).
Married Thelma Raye Delaney, April 16, 1945. Children: Phyllis Diane Fritts Sampsel, Tom Duff Junior.