After high school, he attended Briercrest Bible College in Canada from which he graduated after a three-year course. Happily married for 45 years, he has a daughter, son and daughter-in-law and two grandchildren.
Most of his working career was spent in the printing and construction industry. He has served many years as Sunday School and midweek teacher as well as elder.
Currently a member of a Baptist Church he is serving as a midweek Bible Study teacher.