Steve W Howard Manager and Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
Steve was born and raised in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He is a proud veteran of the United States Navy serving during operation Freedom. He graduated from Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science in 1998. Steve has one son, Stephen W. Howard, Jr. He has been a resident of Bristol, Virginia for the past 6 years, and is an active member of the Washington County, VA Moose Lodge. Steve is dedicated in serving the families of our community.
Robert L. Linkous Funeral Director/Embalmer
Robert is a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the State of Tennessee. He is also a licensed Insurance Agent in the Commonwealth of Virginia and currently is appointed with Settlers Life Insurance and Global Atlantic Life Insurance Company. He is a 1986 graduate of Castlewood High School and a 2008 graduate of John Tyler Community College in Chesterfield, Virginia, in Funeral Services. Robert and his wife, Sharon Bays Linkous, have three children, Marley Christine, Robert Hayden, and Aubrey James. Robert is a member of the Castlewood Lions Club and is active in other community organizations. Robert is the youngest son of Shirley Hobbs Linkous and the late Charlie Linkous of Castlewood, Virginia.
Brent Buchanan Funeral Director & Embalmer
Brent is a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer at Blevins Funeral and Cremation Services. He is a Bristol native and resident, and a graduate of Sullivan East High School. He holds a BS from East Tennessee State University and is a member of the Bristol Chapter of the Kiwanis Club.
Terry Davidson Administrative Assistant
Terry is an Administrative Assistant at Blevins Funeral & Cremation Services. She is a graduate of Sullivan East High School. She received an Associates Degree in Business Administration from Virginia Highlands Community College and is a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Terry lives in Bristol, TN.
Ken Tester Senior Funeral Assistant
Kenneth Tester, a lifelong resident of Bristol, is a Senior Funeral Assistant. He is treasurer of the Virginia Chapter of the Post Q of the Travelers Protective Association, a member of the Gideons, and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He is active with Meals on Wheels in the Bristol Community. He and his wife Martha are members of Fellowship Chapel.
Toni Teaster Funeral Assistant
Toni Teaster, is a lifelong resident of Bristol, VA and serves as a Funeral Assistant. She is a graduate of David Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN and has a Bachelors Degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology. She currently lives in Bristol, VA with her husband, Chris and two children. She enjoys photography, gardening, and refinishing antiques.
Vann Seal Funeral Assistant
Vann is a life long resident of Bristol and retired from Electro-Mechanical Corporation after 31 years of service. Vann has a Bachelor of Theology degree from V.B.C. Bible Institute, entering the ministry in 1987. He currently pastors Pleasant View Baptist Church in Glade Spring, VA. He and his wife Dianne live in Bristol, VA and have four children and 13 grandchildren.
James Dzuba Funeral Assistant
James is a Funeral Assistant who is a graduate of Virginia High School and lived most of his life in Bristol, VA. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from East Tennessee State University and is looking to pursue higher education in the near future. James and his wife, Morgan Teaster Dzuba live in Bristol, TN.
Jonathan Cross Funeral Assistant
Jonathan is life long resident of Bristol, Tn. He is a graduate of Sullivan East High School, Class of 2014. He currently attends Belle Meadows Baptist Church, Bristol, VA.