I was born and grew up in Cumberland County, Tennessee. I attended Pine View school from 1970-78. Then I went to 9th grade at Rockwood Jr. High and High School at Cumberland County High School. My first Higher Education was at Parris Island, SC in 1982. Received an honorable discharge from the Marines in 1987 and then attended TN Tech. Center in Crossville, TN. I lived in Rocky Face, GA for the next 20 years and in October 2009 moved to Cedar Bluff, AL. In October 2017, we moved back to Rocky Face, GA. As of May 1, 2020 we reside in Hammond, WI.