Dee grew up in Grenola, Kansas. He graduated from Ozark Bible College in 1987 with a Bachelors in Biblical Literature. In December, 1987, he entered the full time preaching ministry. Dee has also served in Youth Ministry and Worship/Involvement Ministry. He came to FCC in August of 2002. His family includes: wife Judie, daughter and son-in-law Erica and Rickey; son, Jackson & grandkids, Diamond & Kade.