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Clarence O. (Buddy) Dotson, President
Office Phone: (865)  984-5959

Mr. Dotson is originally from Freeburn, Kentucky.   He is a veteran of the U.S. Army.   A retired Educator, he holds B.A. and M.A degrees from Morehead State University.  
Clarence is a licened Funeral Director and Embalmer, holding an A.S. Degree from John A. Gupton College.  
He has been married to Jeweldene Williamson for over 50 years and have two sons, Barry and Brent; two grandchildren, Alexandria and Andrew    In his spare time, he enjoys reading, composing and playing music.   Mr. Dotson is also an Ordained Minister and a 32nd Degree Mason.

Brent L. Dotson, Managing Partner
Office Phone: (865)  984-5959

Brent grew up in this area and went on to earn a B.S. Degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee.Although he grew up in the funeral business, he decided to pursue it as a career after losing a close friend at the age of 20.    Brent went on to obtain his Funeral Director's license, receiving a commendation from the State Board based upon his excellent score on the examination.   He is also a Certified Cremation Specialist and a Certified Preplanning Consultant.   Brent enjoys classic cars, outdoor activities, and trains as an amateur boxer.  

Brian L. Buckmon, Funeral Director and Embalmer
Office Phone: (865)  984-5959

Brian L. Buckmon, LFD, Embalmer, LIA and Notary,
a native of Knoxville,   He has more than 25 years of experience in the Mortuary Profession.  Mr. Buckmon is an honor graduate of  Mid America College of Funeral Service.  He received the college's "Bill Pierce Award" and served as College Chaplin.  He was a Junior Artist of
Pi Sigma Eta, National Fraternity.

Brian is a retired U.S. Army veteran, who served with the U.S. Army during the Gulf War.  He was stationed
at U.S. Army Mortuary, Frankfort, Germany then
he served as Mortuary Manager for the U.S. Army
Mortuary in Vincenza, Italy, for two and a half years.  His awards include Army Service Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, Overseas Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal and Joint Service Achievement Medal.  We are proud to have Brian as part of our family.

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