As a founding member of The Pathfinders, Dearl has been singing Southern Gospel Music since 1993. Born in Charlotte NC and with a family heritage in blue grass music, he has a gift of being able to sing harmony parts. With a love for southern gospel music he is able to serve God doing what he enjoys the most. With a friendly smile and a big heart he has never met a stranger and enjoys getting to know those he ministers to. Dearl and his wife Brenda resides in Alexis NC. He is the proud parent of 5 children and 6 grandchildren.