The patriarch of the TLC reality clan the Putmans. He appears with his wife, children, and grandchildren on the 2017 show Meet the Putmans.
He and his wife, Barb Putman, married in 1982 and raised their four children in their original family home in Lake Huron, Michigan.
The Putman family owns and manages the construction company Putman Developing & Demolition.
Both he and Eliot McKenna Jones are members of large families on TLC reality shows.