Rev. Dorsey "D" Davisson was called as Pastor to Canal Fulton Baptist Church in April 2005.
He grew up in Massillon, Ohio, under the ministry of Dr. Bruce Cummons at the Massillon Baptist Temple. Pastor "D" and his wife, Mary, graduated in 1970 from Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri. He has served as associate pastor, minister of music, youth pastor, and in a number of other positions for 40 years in: First Baptist Church, Ashland, OH; First Baptist Church, Tipton, IN; Hope Baptist Church and Hope Baptist Christian Church, Alexandria, LA; Village Baptist Temple, North Canton, OH, as Bro. "D", for 23 years (1977-2000); and Associate Pastor at Cornerstone Baptist Church, Massillon, OH (2003-2006).
He is a professor at Massillon Baptist College in Massillon, OH, where he teaches the Pentateuch. He enjoys bringing the books of the Pentateuch (Genesis-Deuteronomy) alive to his students.
Pastor "D" and Mary have been married for 40 years. They have one son, Allen, who teaches at Massillon Christian School. Allen and his wife, Jennifer, have two children, Luke and Sarah.