Raised in Marshall County Iowa, U.S. Navy 1955-1979, Merchant Marine 1979-1998. Living in Deltona, FL and volunteer at the Genealogy and Local History Room of the DeLand, FL Public Library. Corresponding Secretary of Roots and Branches Genealogical Society of West Volusia County. Started a cemetery project to restore the Price Pioneer Cemetery north of Rhodes, Marshall, Iowa, USA. Photographed all the headstones of the Eden Cemetery, Rhodes, IA and many at other cemeteries in Central Iowa and around the country. I'm also involved in the "Volusia County Cemetery Project" of Roots & Branches and have visited, helped survey and photographed many headstones in Volusia County, Florida.