- From Purlear, North Carolina.
- A multi-instrumentalist and studio musician who performs primarily gospel music.
- 1981, formed a band called Dixie Dawn.
- 1996, released solo project “Wooden Offerings.”
- 1997, released solo project “Praises, Promises and Prayers.” He played all the instruments on both of his solo albums.
- 1999, won award for “Studio Musician of the Year” from the Southern Gospel Music Association.