Joe is originally from Spur, Texas, raised on a farm, and was a lifelong cowboy. He raised Beefmaster cattle and retired in 2005.
Joe and Kathy met in in 2005 and married in 2006 in a beautiful ceremony that combined a Christian wedding with the Cherokee Traditional ceremony.
Joe is of Cherokee descent, his ancestors living in Tennessee and North Carolina. He is extremely knowledgeable about Cherokee history, culture and artifacts, and specializes in artifact weapons. He makes authentic replica warclubs, spears and tomahawks.