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Ron Durbin, March 4, 1947 - August 26, 2015
Beloved husband of Diane Durbin (nee Ekstrom) for 47 years; Devoted father of Jennifer (Kristine Reid) Durbin, Rebecca (Matthew) Presnell and the late Timothy Durbin; Loving grandfather of Alan Presnell; Cherished son of Joseph (Dottie) Durbin and the late Margaret Durbin (nee Muschany).
Dear brother of JoAnn (Larry) Suttles, Pamela (the late Brian) Woods, Lisa (Mike) Kessels and the late Donald Durbin; Our dear brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, nephew, cousin and friend to many.
Ron retired from General Electric after 31 years and then served the community as an Embalmer/Funeral Director for 25 years.
Memorials preferred to Ron Durbin Funeral Service Scholarship Fund, Bethel UMC Memorial Fund or Brian Woods Scholarship Fund.
Funeral was held Saturday, August 29, 10:30am at the Jay B. Smith Fenton Chapel and interment was at Chapel Hill Cemetery.
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Posted 8/17/2015: Walnut Lawn Funeral Home, Ltd. - DeGraffenreid-Wood-Crematory, a family-owned and operated funeral home and crematory in Springfield, MO, is now accepting applications for a MO licensed funeral director/embalmer to join our team. Please email resume and three professional references to: email@example.com for immediate consideration. Questions may be directed to Dr Ruth Ann Wood-Humiston-phone-#417-886-6127.
Posted 8/17/2015: Southeast Missouri funeral home looking for a funeral director/embalmer apprentice. Full time with benefits and plenty of time off. Start your funeral service career off in a family owned well established funeral home. Some experience is preferred but not required. Must have passed the National Board Exam and be able to work toward your Missouri licensure after hire. Send resume to Basler Funeral Home PO Box 306, Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670 or call Eric @ 573-883-3558 for more information.
Posted 7/22/2015: We are a Mid-Missouri (East of KC) funeral home & crematory, family owned & operated, looking for a funeral director/embalmer to join our family friendly staff. We have multiple locations with shared responsibility. Applicant must be interested in serving others in their time of need, not just receiving a paycheck. Family obligations are understood & church involvement is encouraged. No middle of the night pick-ups or embalming are required. Applicant will work one weekend, be on-call the second weekend, and have every third weekend off. You’ll have one day off mid-week when you work the weekend. Salary & benefits will be based on experience & ability.
If you are interested in this position, you may send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted 7/21/2015: Progressive funeral home with a cemetery with the focus on personalized service is seeking a part-time, 20-30 hr/week MO licensed funeral director. Every other weekend is scheduled off and applicant must be compassionate and detail-oriented. This is the perfect position for a retired director looking for an extra earning opportunity . Please call Stephanie or Janis at 314-739-1133 with questions. Resume may be directed to Janis.email@example.com.
Posted 7/20/15: EXPERIENCED FUNERAL DIRECTOR/ARRANGER
Come join our Progressive, Combination Funeral, Cremation and
Cemetery Service Firm in the growing St. Charles Region!
We are the leading, Multi-Generational Family Owned Firm in the St. Charles Region and we are accepting applications for a Funeral Director/Arranger must demonstrate excellence in customer service and believe in the spirit of teamwork!
We have a career opportunity for a licensed Funeral Director/Arranger within the St. Charles County area. We are seeking an experienced, licensed funeral professional with a minimum of three year’s experience who is skilled in all areas of arranging and directing. We are a well established, family-owned firm, with multiple locations in a rapidly growing area.
Requirements and Qualifications
We offer excellent salary compensation, health and dental insurance, life insurance, short-term disability, a matching 401K plan and paid vacation.
If you are interested and have a passion for helping others, please respond by emailing your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or applying online at our website.
Posted 7/13/2015: Employment Opportunity: If you’re not making at least $20.00 an hour, we have a position available for a licensed funeral director or funeral director/embalmer that is willing to learn all aspects of a funeral home and crematory. These include making removals, pre need & at need arrangements, directing funerals & memorial services, and other responsibilities associated with a funeral home & crematory. We are a family owned funeral home & crematory with our crematory being utilized by our funeral home only. We have a set work schedule with one day off during the week, every second weekend on stand by and every third weekend off. Applicants must have a professional appearance, be ambitious, conscientious and have a good work ethic. Salary & benefits based on the applicants experience and ability, with living quarters available for potential employees.
Resumes can be e-mailed to email@example.com., mailed or faxed to: Bella Vista Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 2258 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista, AR 72715; fax # 479-855-3858 or call 479-855-1611 and ask for David Duncan for further information. All applicants considered with inquiries kept confidential.
Posted 7/6/2015: Embalmer/Funeral Director - The embalmer/funeral director position is responsible for preparation and care of the deceased for multiple locations from a central embalming care center and crematory. Funeral service delivery is also included in the job responsibilities.
Our firm is an established, family-owned firm in Northwest Missouri. The position is responsible for coverage every other weekend.
Licensed Missouri embalmer or the ability to obtain reciprocal license from your state quickly.
Licensed Missouri funeral director or the ability to obtain reciprocal license from your state quickly.
Certified Crematory Operator
Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Office
Demonstrate a high level of compassion, empathy and integrity
Identify ways to streamline and/or improve work processes and efficiencies
Maintain positive working relationships with fellow staff members
Handle customer challenges with willingness, friendliness and the right attitude
Accommodate customer needs with flexibility to ensure the highest level of satisfaction
Multitask, prioritize and organize
Adhere to company policies, procedures and rules
Benefits include: health insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, variety of supplemental insurance options, 401(k), vacation & sick leave and the best schedule in the industry.
To apply send resume and contact information to JohnFlanders19@gmail.com
Posted 6/4/2015: Career minded individual needed to fill position as embalmer/funeral director for our family owned funeral establishment in Southeast Missouri. We are seeking a well-rounded individual, willing to be active in their community and work in all phases of our profession. Only licensed experienced personnel need to apply. Competitive salary and benefits including profit sharing and health plan. Exceptional working environment. Respond To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted 4/29/2015: A well established family owned and operated firm in Eastern Missouri is looking for a funeral director/embalmer to join their family friendly staff. Our firm does approximately 175 calls per year. All responsibility will be shared with another funeral director/embalmer. We offer a retirement plan, health benefits, and 2 weeks paid vacation. We know family is important and we are understanding of family obligations. We also encourage community and church involvement. We are looking for a compassionate individual who is looking to serve families in their time of need. Someone who looks at our profession as a vocation and not a paycheck. If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume to email@example.com.
Posted 4/23/15: Parker Mortuary in Joplin, Missouri and its sister company, Four State Cremation, are searching for a licensed funeral director, apprentice funeral director and embalmer, or a person committed to soon becoming a licensed funeral director.
We are searching for just the right person with a heart for serving families in making arrangements, assisting in day-to-day operation and conducting services. The applicant should be self-motivated, possess a can-do attitude and have the willingness to mesh with our team of mission-committed staff.
Parker Mortuary has been serving Joplin area families since 1931, and currently helps 600 families annually. Scheduled hours 8:00 to 5:00 p.m. On duty two weekends, then off two three-day weekends plus a Wednesday off preceding your weekend on call. Group health insurance and life insurance provided. Funeral uniform provided. Cell phone provided. Two weeks paid vacation per year. Salary commensurate with experience. Fluency in Spanish a plus, but not required.
Serious applicants should reply confidentially directly to:
1502 S Joplin Ave
Joplin MO 64804
Cell (417) 437-1013
Posted Feb. 25, 2015: For Sale: Used Mortuary Body Life, 1-3/4 inch steel tubing with single hydraulic lift on five caster rollers with straps. Price: $50.00. Must pick up as it cannot be delivered. Contact: Gary Schowengerdt, Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel at 660.679.6555 in Butler, Missouri.
Posted Jan. 20, 2015: FOR SALE: Assortment of quarter cut caskets for Matthews/York display room. Metals and woods—20 total. $150 each or negotiable for the entire lot. Specifics and photos are available. Also we have 20 matching wood biers for a full size selection room. They are in great condition and move around easily. $150 each or $2000 for entire lot. Contact Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau at 573.335.3223 or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted Dec. 12, 2014: For Sale - contact Chris Howard at email@example.com
3 sets of instruments for $1250.00 a piece
Duotronic V for $2000.00
2 Pierce electric aspirators for $650.00 a piece
Posted Oct. 21, 2014: Funeral Director/Embalmer seeking employment in