Bob is a native of Oak Park, Illinois who moved to Texas to go to college at TCU and never returned. He has pastored churches in Paint Rock and Corpus Christi, Texas. He spent one year in the education system as a sign language interpreter and twenty four years as a teacher of students with special needs and also technology education. He retired in June of 2016 and has devoted himself to family and writing since that time.
Bob has been married to Lucy James since 1979 and has three children and two grandchildren. He's active in the South Texas Scribes writers group in Corpus Christi. He writes religious material and science fiction.