John L. Burgess, IV
John became a part of the Funeral Profession in 2009 in Abilene, at Elmwood Funeral home and Cemetery where he served as an intern. It was in Abilene where John found the passion to serve families in their time of need as if they were his own. It was from the very beginning of his career in the Funeral Profession that John felt that this is the path that God had chosen for him. John then moved on to Harper-Talasek funeral home in Temple where he was a full time funeral assistant. While at Harper-Talasek he began attending Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service from where he graduated from in December of 2010. He then began his Provisional License period at Sunset Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home in Odessa. During his time with Sunset, he further developed his skills as a funeral director. Now a part of Kerrville and Kimble Funeral Homes, John looks forward to becoming an asset to KFH Team as well as the entire Kerrville community.
John married his best friend, Julia, in 2011 in Waco. John and Julia began seeing each other while Julia was a student at Texas Christian University and John was a culinary student in Austin. They hope to have a family of there own one day but for now their Chesapeake Bay Retriever, "Drake" will have to do. Julia is a 5th grade reading and social studies teacher at Fredericksburg Elementary. John and Julia attend St. Peters Episcopal Church in Kerrville. They are very thankful for all of God's blessings that brought them to Kerrville and look forward to life together in the Hill Country.
Before John began his journey to becoming a dual licensed funeral director he was a Chef. He graduated from Le Cordon Bleu of Austin and from there he lived in such places as Alberobello, Italy, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and other great places around the northwest and Texas. His passion for great food is still a part of his life at home and in his and Julia's travels. John is also enjoys golf as well as hunting and fishing. John has been in the past and is still a member of Ducks Unlimited, Delta Waterfowl, Costal Conservation Association, and the National Rifle Association.
Professional memberships include the Texas Funeral Directors Association, National Funeral Directors Association, the Hill Country Funeral Directors Association, and the Funeral Ethics Association, along with membership in Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce, and the West Kerr Chamber of Commerce. John has also been accepted for membership in the Kerrville Noon Rotary Club.Rob Miller
Rob was born in Arcata CA. on March 11,1953 to Clarence and Ruby Miller. Rob has been blessed with two daughters and 3 grandchildren. Rob is a Pianist and an Organist and in his lifetime, he has been a Minister of Music in two different churches, along with being a Musician in various other churches as needed.
Rob started in the funeral profession in 1987 where he served part of his apprenticeship in Riverside, CA. and ultimately finishing his apprenticeship in Eureka, CA.
Rob attended San Francisco College of Mortuary Science in 1990 and completed his degree in 1991. Rob went back to Eureka, CA. where he was employed by Chapel of the Ferns where he worked with four Funeral Homes in three cities.
In 1996, Rob and his wife moved to the East Bay area he was employed at Greer Family Mortuary in Alameda, CA. In 1998, Rob's wife changed employment so they moved to Santa Rosa, CA. where he was employed at Daniels Chapel of the Roses. During his tenure at Daniels Chapel of the Roses, Rob's wife passed away.
In 2006 Rob took a break, during that four year break, Rob worked for the world's largest seminar company, "Get Motivated Seminars," where he was the director of operations for the logistics of the show.
Rob joined the team at Kerrville and Kimble Funeral Homes in 2010 where he serves as the Manager of Support Services. He resides in Kerrville so he can enjoy being close to his grandaughter.