Family: Married the former Nancy Roach of Bowdon, GA, in 1964. We have two grown children, Suzanne Crocker (38) and Philip Laramore (36) and seven grandchildren.
Ordination: In January, 1959, the First Baptist Church of East Point, GA, ordained me for the gospel ministry.
Education: Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Master of Divinity Degree,1966; Mercer University, BA in Psychology & Sociology, 1963; Truett-McConnell Junior College, Associate of Arts Degree, 1961.
Continuing Education: Swahili Language School, Limura, Kenya, March - October 1998; Spanish Language School, San Jose, Costa Rica, May, 1971 - April, 1972.
International Mission Service & Pastoral Experience: Church Planter & Developer under the International Mission Board in Tanzania, East Africa, Oct., 1998 - Dec.,2005; Mt. Olive Baptist Church, East Point, GA, Aug., 1989 - Dec., 1997; Virginia Avenue Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA, Mar., 1982-July, 1989; Church Planter & Developer under the Foreign Mission Board of the S.B.C., Guatemala, Central America, May, 1972-June, 1978; Macedonia Baptist Church near Villa Rica, GA, Feb., 1969 - Dec., 1970; Rowland Springs Baptist Church near Cartersville, GA, Oct., 1996 - Jan., 1969; Kenwood Baptist Church, Fayette County, Jan., 1959 - Aug., 1959.
Hobbies: I enjoy reading wholesome novels and periodicals for relaxation and serious works for spiritual development.
Current address: 103 Point O Woods ST, Carrollton, GA 30117
Spouse: Nancy R.
Russell High Class of 1959
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