What are some highlights from the last 45 years?

A peacetime stint with the Marine Corps including time in Pensacola & Camp Lejeune! Study of law at American U. and in the Law Offices of W.W. May, served as a Prince William Co. magistrate! Married my college sweetheart Cheryl Butler and served in Private security & the VAArng for several years. Switched to the Army Reserve and worked for the USPS for over a decade, while blessed with five children, bookend boys and three girls in between!! Worked as a manager of Convenience Stores and a storage facilities until Cheryl was able to retire from Fairfax Co. teaching and we moved to Lake Anna, Virginia. Our kids Rhett, Faith, Hope, Grace and Wyatt have grown up graduated college, the 3 oldest have given us 3 more kids-in-law (Danika, Amos & Mike) and in October we will be blessed with #8 grandkid under eight!(Chaya, Colton, Skylar, Ryker, Carson, Logan, Cooper and soon Everly – (5 grandsons, 3 granddaughters) – we are truly richly blessed! We spend lots of time travelling between LKA, Warrenton, Odenton, MD, Manassas Park and Cleveland, OH where our youngest plays for the Browns!! We wish blessings to all our classmates, Sig Ep & Phi Mu greek brothers & sisters!! We are always true to our school : ELON!!

Who would you particularly like to see at the reunion (virtual and in-person)?

Stay close with Jim McKenney, RVA – Shelly Skeens Hazel, Buddy Bolton, and many Greek brothers and sisters!!

How many (and/or) who of your classmates do you still keep in contact with today?

Stay close with Jim McKenney, RVA – Shelly Skeens Hazel, Buddy Bolton, and many Greek brothers and sisters!!

What is your favorite Elon memory?

Our first year there, loving the beauty of campus, attending chapel programs, interacting with the professors and administration! Meeting the underclassmen, rush, intramurals, band w/ Jacko White and football games at the HS stadium!! Horseback riding out at the Sables not too far off campus!!

What is something interesting that you want your classmates to know about you?

I loved listening to the SPONGETONES at our 30th reunion party at the old BEST WESTERN! Dr Watts came over and it was most terrific!!