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Our Staff


Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.

William 'Bill'  Taylor

William "Bill" Taylor

Owner/Funeral Director

Bill became a licensed Funeral Director in 1996. In addition, he is a licensed Preneed Counselor. 

He and his wife Christine have been married over 38 years and have two children, Elizabeth and Briley, along with a menagerie of animals that are family also. He is a proud papa to his four grandchildren, Easton, Cora Ann, Autumn and Etta. They are members of the Rivermont Baptist Church and Bill is a very active volunteer with the American Red Cross where he is a Certified First Aid/CPR Instructor as well as serving on the Board of Directors. In addition, he serves as a member of the Lenoir County Economic Development Board and is a Volunteer with the Deep Run Fire/Rescue.

Telephone: 1-252-523-2124

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Briley Taylor

Briley Taylor

Manager/Funeral Director



Brittany Harper

Office Manager



Cliff Miller

Cliff Miller

Funeral Director and Embalmer

Cliff has been with our firm for 21 years, a licensed Funeral Director, Embalmer and Certified Crematory Technician.

He is currently serving on the Lenoir County Board of Health as Chairman, a member of Ram Neuse Lions Club, Pleasant Hill Masonic Lodge #304, and Lenoir County Shrine Club.

A native of Lenoir County and has one daughter Katelyn and two grandson's Gibson and Mack. He and Cindy Cole of Kinston are engaged to be married. He enjoys spending his free time with his family, playing softball, skydiving and golfing.

Telephone: 1-252-523-2124


Kendall Taylor

Funeral Director



Jack A. Bell

Funeral Director




Mary M. Bell

Funeral Attendant



Richard Parker

Funeral Attendant



Elizabeth "Liz" Parker

Funeral Attendant



Glen Heath

Funeral Attendant



Randy Croom

Funeral Attendant



Donnie Gray

Funeral Service Apprentice



Raeford Smith

Funeral Attendant



Steve Thompson

Funeral Attendant



Rickey Adams

Funeral Attendant



Brandon Johnson

Funeral Attendant



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