Wrestling referee best known to wrestling fans for his years with Jim Crockett Promotions and the National Wrestling Alliance. He was named Referee of the Year five times from 1981 to 1986.
He refereed his first match in 1973.
He suffered a back injury while refereeing a November 1989 match between Mike Rotunda vs. Tommy Rich which nearly ended his career.
He has six children with his wife, Pam.
He and WCW/WWE's Nick Hamilton are both well-known professional wrestling referee.