History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Our History

The Booneville Funeral Home has been serving the people of Booneville and surrounding counties since 1997 under the original founders Charles and Patricia Phillips and Eddie and Lana Isaacs.

The funeral home is located on the old Fred Evans Farm half way between Booneville and Beattyville, Kentucky on Highway 11 North. In March of 2010 ownership changed hands with the new owners being Paul and Sharon Harvey and Mark and Linda Edwards. They plan to carry on the tradition of serving families who put their trust in the Booneville Funeral Home.


Our Valued Staff

Mark  Edwards

Mark Edwards, Funeral Director and Partner

Mark is a native of Owsley County and after graduating from Owsley County High School, he made a career in the US Army. Mark has held several Telecommunications Engineering positions after his retirement from the US Army including owning his own consulting firm.


Michael Harvey

Michael Harvey, Funeral Director Apprentice and Partner

Michael is a native of Owsley County, his family ran Harvey Appliances in Booneville for many years. After college Michael was employed as a store Manager with Wal-Mart in central Kentucky. After the passing of his father, Michael has stepped in to assist in overseeing the daily maintenance of our facilities, Pleasant Grove Cemetery, and also provides sale consultation for monument purchases, he is also in his 1st year of his Funeral Director Apprenticeship.


Cassie Smith- Morgan

Cassie Smith- Morgan, Funeral Director and Embalmer

Cassie is a native of Owsley County and is a 2009 graduate of the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. She is a licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director in both Kentucky and Ohio. Cassie joined our staff in July 2010 and is the manager of the funeral home.


Don  Hamilton

Don Hamilton, Funeral Director

Don is a native of Owsley County and formerly of Springboro, Ohio is the son of the late Bill and Ruth (Botner) Hamilton. Don joined the Booneville Funeral Home in September of 2011. and is a licensed Kentucky Funeral Director.


Rob Morgan

Rob Morgan, Funeral Director Apprentice

Rob is a native of Batavia, Ohio and is the husband of Dedria Baker Morgan. Rob joined the Booneville Funeral Home in November 2014, and is currently serving his Funeral Director Apprenticeship. Rob is also a KY licensed Insurance Agent, band leader for the Gospel Bluegrass group Higher Vision, and the current Coroner for Owsley County.


Charles  Phillips

Charles Phillips, Funeral Director and Embalmer

Charles is a native of Owsley County, after graduating in 1987 from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, he began his funeral service career in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, before returning to Booneville in 1991 to establish the Booneville Funeral Home.


Paul  Harvey

Paul Harvey, Monument Sales and Partner (1949 - 2017)

Paul was a native of Owsley County and was a founding member of H&E Funeral Home INC (Booneville Funeral Home). Paul passed away unexpectedly doing what he loved serving the citizens of Booneville and Owsley County. He will be deeply missed.


Sharon  Harvey

Sharon Harvey, Partner

Sharon is a native of Leslie County but has been a resident of Owsley County for over 40 years. Sharon retired from the Owsley County School System in 2011.


Linda  Edwards

Linda Edwards, Partner

Linda is a native of Scott County, but has been a resident of Owsley County since 2003. She is a graduate of Excel Business College and assist with day to day office operations.