Joe is a native son of Morristown, TN. He is a graduate of Morristown West and Gupton-Jones Funeral Services College in Atlanta, GA. He was honorably discharged from the United States Navy. For over 30 years, Joe has served as a Patient Representive at Morristown Hamblen Healthcare System while also serving as Managing Director/Owner at Dockery-Senter Funeral Home. He also served as a chaplain with the Morristown Rescue Squad.
Joe has been married to his Wife, Edith Senter for over 30 years and they have five children, five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Joe is an ordained Minister who worships at Bethel Baptist Church in Morristown, TN.