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David and Donna McLeighton

David and Donna McLeighton

David and Donna have been a part of this community since 2001, originally from South Georgia.  They have two children, Adam (Tiffany) Osteen and their children, Jesse, Laynee, Kate and Mila and a daughter, Kara McLeighton (deceased, January 5, 2016). 

David was a 1995 graduate of Gupton – Jones College of Funeral Service in which he was salutatorian of his graduating class.  He also served as president of the Pi Sigma Eta National Morticians Fraternity and he received the Daniel E. Buchanan Award.

David and Donna are members of the Reynolds First Baptist Church and Taylor County Kiwanis Club.  David is serving as president of the Board of Directors for the Georgia Funeral Directors Association.   He is Deputy Coroner of Taylor and Crawford County, President of the Roberta-Crawford County Chamber of Commerce, served in numerous positions with the Taylor County Kiwanis Club, and is serving on the Taylor County Development Authority


Christina Barnes

Administrative Assistant

Christina has been employed with us since 2010.  She has two children, Kaitlyn and Natasha Barnes.

Joe Wilder

Joe Wilder

Funeral Assistant

Joe is married to the former Jeanette Posey. They have 3 children, Kevin Wilder(deceased), Angie Cosey and Kenny Wilder. They have 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
Joe is retired from Public Service Telephone Company with over 43 years of service. He is a member of First Baptist Church in Reynolds, GA.

Email: jwilder@pstel.net


Billy Blasche

Billy Blasche

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

Billy is the son of the late Joseph Blasche and Ethel Jarrell Blasche.  He graduated from Butler High School and received a degree in mortuary administration from John A. Gupton in Nashville, Tennessee.  He is a member of the Georgia Funeral Directors Association and the Academy of Graduate Embalmers of Georgia.  He is a member of Antioch Baptist where he serves as a deacon.  Billy served in the U.S. Army and was with the 101st airborne in Vietnam.  He is married to the former Linda Coggins of Thomaston.  They have five children and eleven grandchildren.


Luke Arnold

Funeral Assistant

Luke has been employed with us since early 2015.  He is a student at Ogeechee Technical School studying funeral service education.

Mike Buckner

Funeral Assistant


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