Do you know Edward J. Spear Jr.?

Edward J. Spear Jr.

BIRTH DATE: June 1944.

RESIDENCE: Mount Pleasant.

OCCUPATION: Writer and author of "Navy Days: Memoirs of a Sailor."

FAMILY: Wife, Megan Mullins Spear; son, Edward J. Spear III; daughter, Lori E. Aguayo (Spear); and grandchildren Edward IV, "Teddy," 9; Alex, 6; Sydney, 3; Teresa "Reese" 1 month.

EDUCATION: I majored in business at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.

WORDS THAT BEST DESCRIBE ME: Creative, outspoken, funny, stable and handsome.

TALENTS/HOBBIES: Drummer, golfer, fisherman, writer and philosopher.

THE BIGGEST ISSUES FACING CHARLESTON COUNTY: Not enough programs for teenagers.

THINGS I DO IN MY SPARE TIME: Trade futures.

A CELEBRITY I HAVE MET: Actor Danny DeVito.

SOMETHING I HOPE TO CHANGE OR ACCOMPLISH: Write my life story.

SOMETHING IMPORTANT LIFE HAS TAUGHT ME: Humility.

ACCOMPLISHMENT OF WHICH I AM MOST PROUD: Being a benefactor to others.

THINGS I DO TO KEEP IN PHYSICAL SHAPE: Think about exercise.

PERSON I ADMIRE THE MOST: Ronald Reagan; there will never be another great leader.

HISTORICAL EVENT I WOULD LIKE TO HAVE WITNESSED: Tearing down the Berlin Wall.