Ed Pinegar is a retired dentist and long-time teacher of early-morning seminary and religion classes at Brigham Young University. He taught at the Joseph Smith Academy in Nauvoo and has served as a mission president in England at the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah and as the temple president of the Manti Temple. He has been a bishop and a stake president and is a temple sealer. Ed and his wife, Patricia, have eight children.