R. J. was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in 1946. He attended no less than a dozen elementary schools as his family traveled working with the pipeline up until the fourth grade, then finally settling in Chickasha, Oklahoma. R.J. graduated in 1965. After graduating he spent four years in the U.S. Navy. After leaving Uncle Sam he worked his way up in construction to the position of civil superintendent, the field he still works in today.
R.J. and his wife, Marsha, collectively have two daughters, one son and two grandchildren. Writing is R.J.’s golf! When others head off to the greens, R.J. enjoys writing. He has written several different types of novels throughout the years from suspense to horror. However he believes writing humor is what he enjoys the most.
His first installment in The Boys Series, The Boys of ’58 was released in 2011. Readers can also look forward to The Boys of ’60 and more.
R.J. will tell you he is proud to be a card holder and a member by blood of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.
He hopes to retire very soon and dedicate all his free time to his passion for writing.