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Dodd always dreamed of being a country singer like Merle Haggard. He started playing and singing professionally at the age of 13, played in bands all through high school and into college and had the privilege to work with some of the biggest names in country music in venues all over the U.S. In 1996 Dodd met Jesus Christ and his life was forever changed. Dodd traded the country music lifestyle of playing honkytonks and bars for playing in a praise band and singing in the choir. 2 years later he surrendered to the call of music ministry and felt led to join a southern gospel quartet.  In 2011, Dodd was ordained by Lakeside Baptist Church in Granbury Texas where he and his family have been members since 2007.

Garrett Gunn

Garrett is new to the quartet scene having joined Living Water in 2021.  Though this is his first quartet to sing with, his love for Southern Gospel started as a kid in the 70's when he saw George Younce sing the "Laughing Song" at Will Rogers Coliseum in Ft Worth Tx.  His childhood friend Brian Rayburn persistently encouraged Garrett to join him on stage so at 54 the grandfather of 6 decided to give it a shot.  He is known as "Pop" Gunn to his grandkids and his wife of 32 years Wendy is known as "BB".  They have 3 grown children of which two are married to wonderful spouses.  Garrett works at at&t and is a volunteer firefighter in Mount Pleasant, TX.    

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In the early 80’s Brian’s parents took him to his first Southern Gospel concert with the Cathedral Quartet. From then on he was hooked.  Brian co-founded the Crusader Quartet in 2000 and sang with the Harmony Quartet for a time. In 2014 Brian formed the Living Water Trio. Brian Now resides in Talco, Texas with his wife Dorrie.

John Fitch

John Fitch has been in the music ministry for over 25 years while singing and playing his mandolin around the Ark-La-Tex. He has sung with several groups, including The Pleasant Mountain Boys. He has been the host emcee at the Gilmer Yamboree Gospel Singing Event for over 20 years. He is thrilled to get the opportunity to sing with The Living Water Quartet. John and his wife Dee have been married for over 30 years and have two children, Claire and her husband Jordan and Ryan who is a junior at Dallas Baptist University. He makes his home in Mount Pleasant, Texas where he is the County Commissioner for Precinct 2.