DF was born September 10, 1949 and grew up in Cameron, Texas.  He accepted Christ at the age of 14 and surrendered to the   ministry in 1968 while at Howard Payne   University.

DF graduated from Baylor University in 1974 and attended Southwestern Theological Seminary in Fort Worth.  D.F. and Sara have been  married 46 years and have two   daughters, Mary Ann Eaton and Melissa    Tipton.  Mary Ann and her husband Kevin live in Robinson and have two daughters Kate and Kamry.  Melissa Tipton and her husband Trey of Weatherford have two daughters Madelyn and Taylor.

D.F. retired in 2012 after forty five years of ministry in various positions.  D.F. served at Westwood Baptist Church in Woodway, First Baptist Church, Hewitt, Wylie Baptist Church in Abilene and First Baptist Church of Eddy. 

DF and Sara joined Meadowbrook in July of 2012 and are teachers in the Empty Nesters SS class, and are involved on the Coffee Team and Prayer Ministry. 

As Associate Minister of Adult Education, DF will provide valuable leadership and care for the continued growth and expansion of our Adult Sunday School.