Deacon of Building and Grounds
Eddie began his work as Deacon of Building and Grounds in 2017. He is married to his wife Kathy, and has two children, Andrew (and wife Allison) Carson, and Natalie (and husband Taylor) McCracken. He is retired from Eaton Corp. He enjoys spending time with his family, including his grandsons Sawyer, Cory, and Wade.
Deacon of Education- 6 yr olds and up
Doug has served as a Deacon with East Side since 2012. He has worked as a Manufacturing Engineer at Whirlpool for 33 years. He is married to Cindy, and they have two sons: Ben and wife Sandy (and granddaughter Audrey); and Brian. He enjoys spending time outdoors, fishing, and any time with his family.
Deacon of Youth
Taylor began his work as a Deacon at East Side in 2002, when he served as Deacon of Treasury. He also previously served as East Side's Youth Minister. He transitioned to Deacon of the East Side Youth in 2012. Taylor is an employee of Southern Heritage Bank, where he serves as VP of Mortgage Lending. He is married to Terra, and they have two children: Emma and Grey.
Deacon of Missions
Rick has served as Deacon of Missions since 2012. He is a retired graphic artist and Motorcycle Custom Painter. He enjoys spending time with his wife Fay, his son Cody and wife Kristy, and his grandson, Ryder. He also enjoys making custom pens for family, friends, and local customers.
Deacon of Widows and Shut-Ins
Gary has served as Deacon over Widows, Widowers, and Shut-Ins since 2000. He is married to Angie, who serves as our church Secretary. They enjoy spending time with their kids, Avery and Meredith.
Deacon of Edification
Larry has served as Deacon of Personal Evangelism since 1994, and transitioned to Deacon of Edification in 2016. He works at Mars/Wrigley, Inc. He is married to Victoria, and they have two daughters; Lyndsay (and husband Chase) and Jenna. He enjoys traveling with his family, making BBQ, and going to Disney World.
Deacon of Youth Development- Lads To Leaders
Thomas has served as a Deacon since 2017. He has attended East Side for over 30 years He is a Tooling Engineer at Shiroki North America. He enjoys woodworking and spending time outdoors with his wife Brittany and their daughter Leah.
Deacon of Education- Nursery-5 year olds; VBS
Michael has been a Deacon at East Side since 2012. He has taught math at Mayfield Elementary School since 2001. He is married to Michelle, and they have two sons: Matthew and Miles. He enjoys playing golf, reading, spending time with family, and watching Tennessee football.
Deacon of Local Evangelism
Wesley has served as a Deacon since 2017. He has worked as a Pharmacist since 2011. He is married to Denise, and they have four children: Hannah Kate, Micaiah, Sarah Grace, and Noah. Wesley enjoys woodworking, and he and Denise also host a parenting podcast, Arrows in Our Hand, on the Light Network.
Deacon of Technology
Andy has served as Deacon of Technology since 2008. He works as an Insurance Agent at McIntire and Associates, and previously worked as a Systems Manager for a local bank. He and his wife Emily have three children: Owen, Charlie, and Clara. He enjoys baseball, football, golf, playing his guitar, and spending time with his family.