Married Annie Violet Hartis April 30, 1910. They had 13 children between 1911 and 1933. Granddaddy was a section forman for the MKT railroad until his retiremant in 1955. He was a carpenter and built several houses in Grandview. He loved to fish and he and Grandmother spent lots of time on the lakes. Granddaddy was an agitator and teased the grandkids as long as he could get a rise from them. He is loved and sorely missed.