On September 14, 1986, Richard and Cassandra met at West Georgia College. They were united in marriage two years later on November 12, 1988. Richard is the son of Larry Dobbs and Sharon Shackleford. Cassandra is the daughter of Porter B. Jones and the Late Bennie Frank Jones.
Pastor Richard D. Dobbs
First Lady Cassandra Dobbs
Richard and Cassandra are both alumni of West Georgia College. Richard earned his Bachelor of Science Degree, and Cassandra earned her Bachelor of Art Degree, Masters in Education, and Specialist in Education and Educational Leadership Certificate. Richard has furthered his education by obtaining a Bachelor of Ministry Degree from Kings Bible College.
Richard spent several years in banking, a consultant for Consumer Credit Counseling Service and hosted a talk show titled "Wise Money".
Cassandra spent 10 years as a classroom teacher at the Bremen City School System. She is currently employed with the Paulding County School System. She has served in various leadership capacities at the school and district level. They have 2 children, Charity and Deon.