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 jdeasonJeff Deason – Jeff was born in Iredell County NC and has been a Kannapolis resident for over 50 years. He has been employed at LaFave’s Construction out of Landis for 27years. His wife Kim works as the City Clerk for the City of Concord. They have been married for 28 years and have two children, Kristin Long (Brandon) of Manassas, VA. Aaron Deason (Payton) of China Grove, NC, and one grand-daughter (Emma Long). Jeff has been a member of the Kannapolis Church of Christ for 51 years.

Jeff has served as a Deacon since March of 2018.



bfortsonBrad FortsonBrad was born in Little Rock, AR and raised in East Texas.  He attended Harding University on a football scholarship where he excelled as linebacker.  He met his wife, Gretchen at Harding and they were married shortly after graduation in November 2000.  They were members of the church of Christ in Howe, TX until relocating to Concord in 2012.  Brad has worked with Bank of America for 15 years and is the proud father of 4 sons.

Brad has served as a Deacon since March of 2018.




jhallJeff Hall

Jeff was born in Ashland KY. Attended Ashland Community College and works at Convergys in Charlotte NC.
He is married to Annette of 35yrs and has 3 children. Their family has lived in Paintsville KY and Huntington WV. Transferring to Kannapolis NC in 2009 and has been a member of KcoC since, with an extended family of loving brothers and sisters in Christ.
They now have 4 grandsons and 4 granddaughters.

Jeff has served as a Deacon since March of 2018.


clankfordChris Lankford – Chris was born in Salisbury, NC. He has been married to his wife Susan for 26 years and they have 2 sons, Dalton (freshman at Freed-Hardeman University) and Thaddaeus (freshman in high school). He graduated from Appalachian State University in 1993 with a Bachelor’s degree in physical education and has been a Physical Educator and head baseball coach for 25 years. Chris currently works with special needs students as an Adapted Physical Educator in the Davidson County School System. He and Susan began worshipping with the Kannapolis church of Christ in 1998.

Chris has served as a Deacon since March of 2018.


IMG_1750Robert L. Lemasters – “Bob” was born New Martinsville, WV ,extensive military schooling,military transfer brought our family to KCOC in 1974, 2 beautiful daughters,Lara and Lisa,moved here with us and our son, Lance, is the only official North Carolinian. The Lord has blessed us with 4 grandsons and 2 granddaughters.

I enjoyed my 32 years of military service and was proud to serve my country. The Lord gave me safety thru wars and tours in foreign countries.