- From Beverly, Ohio.
- A singer/songwriter/guitarist who founded the Ohio Valley Opry, an old-time music venue on McConnelsville, Ohio. He performs there regularly.
- His songs “Like a Train Needs a Track” and “One Little Teardrop” were recorded by the Lonesome River Band.
- He, his wife and four daughters have a traveling traditional gospel group.
- 2011, released a solo project for Mountain Fever Records.