- From Franklinton, North Carolina. Moved to Nashville in 1977.
- Played Dobro™ with several bands including Wilma Lee Cooper and The Clinch Mountain Clan, Country Gazette and the Sidemen. He also did a lot of session work in Nashville.
- 1992, joined the Osborne Brothers’ band.
- 1994, won a Grammy Award for his participation on “The Great Dobro™ Sessions” album (produced by Jerry Douglas.)
- Died in 2001 of cancer.