There is no any information about his love affairs but he was a married man. He got married in 1947 and lived with his wife till 1954. They had one son together. He was born in 1953.
From his school days he was very fond of drawing. His talent was recognized by his teacher E. Wyly Grier and he encouraged him to follow that path. He joined Art College named Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. At this art college, he was mentored by several well-known painters of that time. He was an excellent sailor and majority of his life on his boat by drawing several marine arts. The value of his art rapidly increased after his death. His art canvas is sold in very high price. He died on September 1981 after a post-operative infection. He died at Good Samaritan Hospital. After his death his ashes were scattered at sea because till his life he spent most of his time with sea. The value of his art rapidly increased after his death. There is no information how much salary he used to earn but his one canvas sold these days in very huge amount.