Religious leader who served as Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland from 2010 to 2011.
He was the minister at Belfast's Ballysillan Presbyterian Church for nearly a quarter century.
He received an Order of the British Empire (OBE) designation.
He lived in Belfast, Northern Ireland for much of his life, and therefore experienced the upheaval of the Troubles.
His contemporary and fellow Irish religious figure, Neil Horan, became known for his apocalyptic pronouncements.