Bob's educational experiences included: Borger H.S. graduation-1966, Frank Phillips College-Borger A.A. degree-1968, West Texas A&M University Canyon, TX.-B.S. Industrial Technology Education degree-1970, Texas A&M University-Commerce, TX. M.S. Guidance and Counseling degree-1975.
He became a License Professional Counselor in May 1982. This allowed him to open a part-time private practice counseling office specializing in career, adolescent, and drug related counseling.
On December 30, 1970, he married Gwen Cargo. They just celebrated forty-seven years of marriage. They have two grown children Samuel and Sara. Bob taught "at-risk" students for three years in Pampa, Texas. He was a high school counselor for twenty-seven years in Plano, TX. They have lived in Plano for forty-two years.