Dean oversees some 200,000 square feet of property including the Mission House, the Pastorium, the Harrel Park property and the Prophet’s Chamber. He also supervises the maintenance of all vehicles and the lawn care. Dean provides supervision for all maintenance employees. He is delighted to work at First Baptist as he loves to help people. Dean also ministers to his employees; they have prayed together on a weekly basis since his arrival.
Dean met his wife, Brenda, in 1968 just weeks before he left for his army duties. He came home for a 25 day leave before leaving for Vietnam in January of 1969. Dean and Brenda were married during this leave on December 26, 1968. When he returned from Vietnam, they were stationed at Fort Knox Kentucky for seven months and then moved back to Morristown. Dean and Brenda have two married sons, Chris and Eric and are the proud grandparents of five grandchildren, four grandsons and one granddaughter. They love spoiling their grandchildren. Dean enjoys working in the yard, and loves all kinds of sports. Both Dean and Brenda are avid Lady Vol fans.