Our Staff


Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.

James Robert Chism

James Robert Chism

Owner, Funeral Director/Embalmer

 James graduated from Meade County High School in 1996, attended the University of Louisville, and went on to graduate from Mid-America College of Funeral Service in 2000 with honors. He became a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in 2001.  He is a past president of the Vine Grove Chamber of Commerce. He is the son of Robert & Geneva Chism and has 1 brother, John. James & his wife, Amanda Boothe Chism reside in Vine Grove. They have four children, Emma, Graham, Macie, and Charlotte.


Keith Boothe

Keith Boothe

Funeral Director

Keith is a graduate of Meade County High School and is retired from AAFES, Fort Knox. Keith became a Kentucky licensed funeral director in 2012.  He is the son of the late William & Vivian Boothe. Keith & his wife Charlotte Wilkins Boothe reside in Flaherty. They have two daughters, Christy Wiles, Amanda Chism; and eight grandchildren.


Lane Snider

Lane Snider

Funeral Director/Embalmer

 Lane began his career with us in 2014.  He graduated from Meade County High School in 2015 and went on to graduate from Mid-America College of Funeral Service with honors in 2017.  He became a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in 2018 after serving his apprenticeship with us.  He is the son of Kyle and Dawn Morgan Snider of Flaherty. Lane and his wife, Cheyanne reside in Flaherty. 


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