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Crematory Authority

Temporary Closure

The NC Board of Funeral Service is closed temporarily from Wednesday, December 29, 2021, through Monday, January 3, 2022, due to Omicron virus exposure. The Board office will reopen on Tuesday, January 4, 2022. Staff are working remotely and can access email and telephone messages. We appreciate your patience during this unexpected closure of our office.

Crematory Authority

Note: Minutes of the Crematory Authority Meetings can be found on the Board Meeting Schedule & Minutes page.

Authority Officers

Chair

(term ends 12/31/2022)
John Christopher Headley
Neptune Society Cremation Services
303 E. Woodlawn Road, Suite 400
Charlotte, NC 28217
chrisfcs@aol.com

Vice Chair

(term ends 12/31/2022)
Craig Tomczak
PinesFunerals
P.O. Box 307
Carthage, NC  28327
craig@pinesfunerals.com

Secretary

(term ends 12/31/2022)
Steven E. Hundley
West Family Funeral Services
17 Merrimon Avenue
Weaverville, NC 28787
sehundley@yahoo.com

Authority Members

(term ends 12/31/2021) Robert Alan Dodson
Cremation Services of the Triad, Inc. d/b/a
Elite Cremation & Funeral Service
1039 East Lindsay Street
Greensboro, NC 27405
gsorob@gmail.com

(term ends 12/31/2021) Michael J. Fulwood
Fulwood Funeral & Cremation Service
6849 Sweet Gum Road NW
Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469  
michael.fulwood@atmc.net

Board Representative

Phillip Mark Blake
Brown-Wynne Funeral Home
300 St. Mary’s Street Raleigh, NC 27605
mark.blake@sci-us.com

Board Representative

J. Stephen Herndon
Padgett and King Mortuary
227 E. Main Street
Forest City, NC 28043
sherndonncbfs@gmail.com