Brian House is a native of London, Kentucky and currently lives in London, Kentucky. Brian is a former Licensed Funeral Director with the House & Rawlings Funeral Home in London, Kentucky where he served Laurel county families for a number of years. Brian joined the Laurel Funeral Home staff in November of 2013. Brian and his knowledge of funeral service and monument sales, plus day to day business operations is a great asset to Laurel Funeral Home. Brian attends the Harvest Time Pentecostal Church in East Benstadt, Kentucky. Brian loves the outdoors and R.V. camping.
Sam Thomas is a native of London and currently lives in London with his wife, Lois Thomas. Sam beginning his funeral career in 1965 at the former Bowling-Walker Funeral Home in London, Kentucky. He also worked for many years at the old Laurel Funeral Home in London, Kentucky. Sam began working at Laurel Funeral Home in March of 2014 after working for 18 years at the House & Rawlings Funeral Home in London. Sam has been a faithful member of the East Pittsburg Baptist Church in London his whole life. Sam is beyond proficient in every aspect of funeral service. It is an honor to have Sam as part of the Laurel Funeral Home family.
Vernon Rush is a native of Knox County, Kentucky and currently lives in London, Kentucky with his wife Mary Cooper Rush also a native of Knox county. He is a retired E-7 Platoon Sargent in the National Guard and also a retired truck driver. He joined the Laurel Funeral Home staff in July 2014 after working for 15 years at House & Rawlings Funeral Home in London, Kentucky as a staff assistant. Vernon and his wife are faithful members of the Faith Assembly of God in London. Mary is one of our lady attendants and helps out occasionally with visitations. They both love yard sales and camping in their fifth wheel camper. Laurel Funeral Home is honored to have them as a part of our family.
Larry Brock is a native of Laurel County, Kentucky and currently lives in London with his wife Jewell Brock. Larry is a retired school teacher, having worked for many years in Laurel County School System. He joined the Laurel Funeral Home staff in October 2014 after a brief retirement from working 18 years at House & Rawlings Funeral Home in London, Kentucky as a Licensed Funeral Director. Larry and his wife are faithful members of the Calvary Baptist Church in London, Kentucky. Laurel Funeral Home is honored to him as a part of our family.
Ronnie Smith grew up in Whitley County and is a 1992 graduate of Laurel County High School. He and his wife, Leanna live in Corbin with their children and he serves as Pastor of Restoration Church, (restorationministries.us) in Lily, Kentucky. He is the son of Rev. Ron & Rubie Smith. Ronnie also serves on the Little League Board of Directors and is the Voice of the Corbin Redhounds Basketball Team (on the radio). He has coached numerous sports team and believes in helping make his community a better place. Ronnie started working in the funeral business locally in 1995 and loves serving the people of Laurel and surrounding counties. Laurel Funeral Home is honored to have him as part of our family.
Fred is native of Harlan County, Kentucky and currently lives in the Himyar Community of Knox County with his wife Linda. They are active members of the Springfield Baptist Church in Bimble, Kentucky. Fred and his wife enjoy gardening and going to flea markets. But their favorite past time is spending as much time as possible with their six grand children. Fred is no stranger to the funeral business. Before coming to work at Laurel Funeral Home he worked a number of years at Hopper Funeral Home in Barbourville, Kentucky. Fred is a U.S. Navy veteran and is retired after sixteen years of working as a electrical supervisor for Cumberland Gap Tunnel Inc. in Middlesboro, Kentucky. Laurel Funeral Home is honored to have him as part of our family.
Kylo is our Goodwill Ambassador here at the funeral home. He is the Nephew of Brian House. He's not at the funeral home much but you may see him anywhere out and about with all smiles, proudly wearing his Laurel Funeral Home jacket.