John has resided in Texas since 1965. Retired from his first career as a general and electrical contractor, he and his wife, Marsha, own and operate John’s Guns, Etc., in Lott, Texas, a full service facility for firearms sales, training, gunsmithing, and custom work.  John is a Texas License To Carry instructor, holds numerous NRA certifications, and is a retired hunter safety education instructor for Texas Parks and Wildlife. Marsha is a retired educator who currently works as a consultant with schools and school districts.

John is passionate about protecting the Second Amendment as the only means of ensuring protection of the Bill of Rights. He is currently the CHL/LTC Director for the Texas State Rifle Association and works diligently to inform instructors and LTC holders of the benefits of belonging to TSRA. He enjoys hunting as well as participating in other shooting sports.

John and Marsha have two daughters and are eagerly awaiting the arrival of their fourth granddaughter at the end of this summer  They enjoy spending time with their family and friends, traveling and taking hunting trips. Their travels and hunting trips frequently lead them to Colorado and New Mexico, states they love second only to Texas.