- From Canton, North Carolina.
- 1992, joined the Kingsmen, an award-winning gospel group from Asheville, NC. Sang lead and played bass.
- 1992, recorded a solo project called “Gospel Music Salutes its Mountain Heritage” (with Karen Peck and Steve Gulley) on his own record label, which morphed into Mountain Home Records, a division of the Horizon Music Group.
- 1995, married Sonya Isaacs and soon thereafter joined her family group, the Isaacs. They were later divorced.
- 1999, released Tim Surrett’s Mountain Home (Mountain Home).
- 2003, joined the Carolina Boys.
- 2006, released solo project Tim Surrett (Crossroads).
- 2007, was a founding member of Balsam Range.