Honoring the life of a cowboy…

Posted on March 26, 2019 by J. Chad Pendley under Around the Funeral Home
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This past week we were honored to serve a cowboy and the family had special instructions for us to follow!  They were able to bring in his branding iron that he used on his ranch to brand the casket.  The casket they chose for him was made of Barn Wood and the branding was the way to personalize the casket.

We love to see personalization in funerals and there are many creative ways to achieve this.  My hopes through this post is that you will see that possibilities go as far as you can imagine and we are always proud to help in achieving this!

Branded Casket

Let us know of another way you have seen personalization in funeral service!

J. Chad Pendley

Chad is a licensed professional and is a native of Cobb County, growing up in Powder Springs and currently living in Marietta Ga. After graduating from McEachern High School Chad attended Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service and graduated as a Master Artist of the Pi Sigma Eta Honorary Mortician Fraternity. He was the recipient of the Bill Pierce award and Daniel E. Buchanan award, recognizing him as a leader in the funeral profession. A member of the Marietta Metro Rotary and different organizations in his profession, Chad also participates in monthly activities promoting the funeral home and networking with other professionals in the area. He is a member and attends Westridge Church in Dallas Ga. He is married to Kristin and as a proud father, Chad enjoys the time he gets to spend with his family. Chad is an avid hunter and a true outdoors man. He has a gift of developing a warm, helpful, and strong relationship with the families he serves and is a valuable source of knowledge at Mayes Ward-Dobbins.

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