Kerry was born in Knox city, TX. He lived in Aspermont, TX until the age of 10. Since age 10, he has called Abilene, tx his home. Kerry graduated from Abilene High School and attended Hardin-Simmons and Abilene Christian University. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine PA program in 1977, he went on to begin his career with Dr. BJ Estes in Abilene. In 1990 he began working at Abilene Bone and Joint with Dr. Shannon Holloway and later Dr. Shannon Cooke. After a brief stint in Emergency Medicine, he returned to Abilene Bone and Joint in February, 2016 to head the Prompt clinic at the south location. Kerry is married to his wife Jenny who is also a PA. he has two twin sons Kade and Konnor. He is active in his church at Jim Ned Valley Church of Christ. He enjoys working on his family’s ranch as well as hunting and fishing.