AB, Indiana Wesleyan University, 1949. Master of Divinity, Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, Georgia, 1972. Master of Arts, University Georgia, 1977.
Doctor of Philosophy, University Georgia, 1990.
Minister Illinois district, Wesleyan Church, Chicago, 1952-1964;
minister Virginia district, Wesleyan Church, Rockville, Maryland., 1964-1969;
minister Georgia district, Wesleyan Church, Winder, 1969-1978;
minister, Clayton (Georgia) Presbyterian Church, Chapel Sky Valley, Georgia, since 1986;
director, School Communication, Toccoa Falls (Georgia) College, 1978-1986. Adjunct Professor Central (South Carolina.) Wesleyan College, since 1990. Chair commission on constitution N.E. Georgia Presbytery, Athens, since 1988.
Delegate Synod of South Atlantic, Jacksonville, Florida, 1991.
Member selection committee Habitat for Humanity, Clayton, since 1991. Member American Sociological Association, American Academy Religion, Alban Institute, Rotary.
Married Norma Jean Kramer, August 3, 1949. Children: Sharon Joy, Timothy Dean.