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Crematory Authority

Due to exposure to the COVID/OMICRON virus, the NC Board of Funeral Service is temporarily closed.  Staff will be working remotely and are accessible by email.  If you need assistance, please send an email to the appropriate staff member, and we will respond as soon as we can.  Thank you for understanding that there may be delays in returning telephone calls to the Board 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 12/31/2024) Edward J. Kosmos
City of Oaks Cremation, LLC
4900 Green Road
Raleigh, NC 27616
Edward.kosmos@cityofoakscremation.com

(term ends 12/31/2024) Mitchell D. Ward
Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City, LLC
300 E. Fifth Street
Tabor City, NC 28463
mward01@atmc.net

Board Representative

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

Board Representative

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