Shepherds

George and Bonnie Baker

George joined the Highland Oaks staff in 1992 following a successful career in education and coaching, where he spent 31 years teaching 7th and 8th grade history and coaching football and track.

Gary & Patricia Bartlett

Elder Gary Bartlett and his wife Patricia have attended Highland Oaks since 1965; Gary has served as an elder since 2006. Gary has a passion for serving and teaching in the Kingdom and enjoys witnessing God’s truth revealed and applied. In his spare time, Gary enjoys spending time with his family. When asked about his…

Sam Bass

Sam Bass has attended Highland Oaks since 1983.  Sam has been the facilities Manager at Highland Oaks since 2005. and prior to that he had a business building fences and decks.  He has a great love and passion for people, and especially the wonderful people at Highland Oaks.  Sam is so thankful that as an…

Clint and Belinda Bunch

Clint and Belinda Bunch have attended HOCC since 2000 and have been married for thirty-five years.  They have four wonderful children, one beautiful granddaughter, and two precious daughters-in-law.  Clint is an entrepreneur currently managing two businesses: The Modern Tile and Stone Company and Accountability International.  Belinda has been Discussion Leader in Bible Study Fellowship for…

Vince and Nedra Doan

Elder Vince Doan has attended Highland Oaks since 1978 and has served as an elder since 1992. Vince retired from Raytheon as a Systems Engineer in 2001, after 25 years of service. Vince and his wife, Nedra, were married in 1998 after they both lost spouses to cancer. Between them they have six children and…

Bob and Vivian Hackler

Bob and Vivian Hackler met at Abilene Christian after leaving homes in New York and Kansas City and have now been married for 46 years and counting.  After both completed graduate studies at Texas A&M they moved to Garland in 1981.  They have two children, Chad and Kelsey, who have blessed them with four grandchildren…

Hutch and Terri Haley

Hutch and Terri Haley have been at HOCC since 2011. They moved to Rockwall in 2010 after 19 years in Lubbock. Married for 32 years, their family includes two daughters [Heather and Hanna], two son-in-laws [Blake Lierman and Eric Gibson], one son [Hunter], one daughter-in-law [Kelti], and two granddaughters [Harper Blake and Honor Bryn]. They…

Tom and Kristie Howard

Tom Howard and his wife Kristie have two children, Holly and Hunter, and have attended Highland Oaks since 1994. Tom encountered God for the first time in his mid-20s. After many hours of one-on-one Bible study, the story of God’s persistent pursuit of His people and Jesus’ willing sacrifice on the cross radically changed his…

Bruce and Kelly Kile

Bruce Kyle and his wife Kelly have been attending Highland Oaks Church of Christ since 1984. He is an executive at a software company focused on human resources. He enjoys activities with his children, boy scouts, and singing on the HOCC Praise Team in his spare time. His passions include singing, teaching, and camping. His…

Kerry and Tracy McIlroy

Tracy and I have been part of the Highland Oaks family since 1989, the year we were married. God has blessed us with four wonderful children and a son-in-law. Our oldest daughter Erin is married to Stephen Parker. Erin graduated from John Brown University in Dec. 2014 and married Stephen in March of 2015. Elizabeth…