J R earned a BS in Business Administration and worked more than thirty years in Corporate Management. He is native to Tennessee, and a long-time resident of South Carolina. He and his wife, Sheron, have been married 51 years, and they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary with a month long motor home trip. They have three children, seven grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.
He is a veteran of the United States Air Force and a loyalist to the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the Democratic Republic. He believes in small, fiscally responsible governments, at all levels, that answer to the people.
He has been fortunate to spend two years in Japan, travel widely in Canada, and some in Mexico. Retirement has presented him the opportunity to pursue his writing interests. He has written editorials, blogs, been the guest on radio talk shows discussing political and social issues, and he has done several television interviews. He finds it frustrating that small groups of unelected elite put themselves in the role of ‘gods’ orchestrating life-and-death decisions affecting the people around the world. Such are the antagonist in his writings.
He is a member of FanStory.com where some of his works are published under the pseudonym of Curtis Hatch. There he earned a five stars plus rating. He is a charter member of South Carolina American Christian Fiction Writers. An avid Science Fiction fan he uses the genre to present life lessons and warnings.