Meet Our Staff

Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services.

We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.

Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 304-743-4141 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.

Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.


Jason Thompson

Jason Thompson

Managing Partner/Licensee-in-Charge

Jason is a lifelong resident of the tri-state area with 15 years experience as a funeral director and embalmer, being licensed in both West Virginia and Ohio. He graduated from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 1998 with a Bachelor’s in Mortuary Science and became certified by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice (APFSP) in 2002. Jason has been a part of the Heck Funeral Home family for 13 years. He is a member of the Milton Lions Club and the Barboursville Moose and enjoys riding his motorcycle, attending concerts, going to ball games and spending time with his two sons, Blake and Gavin.

Brittany Miller

Brittany Miller

Funeral Director/ Embalmer/ Licensee-In-Charge

Brittany is the newest member of the Heck Funeral Home family and brings a wealth of experience and a passion for serving families. Brittany is a licensed funeral director and embalmer in both West Virginia and Pennsylvania. She was born in Logan County and since 2003 has been a resident of Huntington, where she attained a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Marshall University. She is also a 2012 Graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science with an Associate’s Degree in Mortuary Science. Brittany is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, a member of the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce, where she is on the Women 2 Women Committee, and a member of the Downtown Huntington Lions Club.

C.H. Gibson

C.H. Gibson

Funeral Attendant

A lifelong resident of Milton, Bud is a retired ACG Sgt. Major with the U.S. Marine Corps and former police chief of Milton, Wayne, and Altoona, Alabama. He has an Associate's Degree in Law Enforcement from Oakland Community College. He is a member of the Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rites, Shriners, and three-time past Worthy Patron of the Order of the Eastern Star. He is also past Commandant of the Marine Corps League. He began working at Heck Funeral Home in 1989. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Shirley on their farm and taking care of their animals. He also enjoys hunting and fishing.

Don Reynolds

Don Reynolds

Funeral Attendant

Don is a lifelong resident of Milton and is one of the newest members of the staff at Heck Funeral Home. Don is a member of Guyan Creek Church, where he has been Pastor for 22 years. He has also been a member of the Pastoral Care staff at St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington for the past three years. He has a daughter and son-in-law, Tracy and Frankie Hudnall, and three grandchildren, Preston, Corey and Baylee. Don doesn't have a lot of spare time, but when he does, he enjoys riding four-wheelers and attending sporting events with his grandchildren.

Douglas Spurlock

Douglas Spurlock

Funeral Attendant

Doug is a lifelong resident of the tri-state area. He and his wife, Rosey, have lived on Spurlock Creek in Glenwood for the past 46 years. He most recently pastored Second Guyandotte Baptist Church for 10 years. He has also worked as a member of the Pastoral Care staff at St. Mary's Medical Center for the past two years. Doug enjoys ministering to people and spending time with his family.

Shirley Gibson

Shirley Gibson

Funeral Attendant

Shirley has been working part-time at Heck Funeral Home for several years now as a funeral attendant. She is a full time teacher for Cabell County Schools and has a B.S. degree in Elementary Education and an A.A.S. in Early Childhood/Kindergarten. Shirley is a member of the Milton Eastern Star and enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and working and taking care of all the animals on the farm in Ashton that she and her husband, Bud, own. Her parents live in Florida, her brother and his family live in Virginia, and her sister and her family live in Illinois.

Glen Robertson

Glen Robertson

Funeral Attendant

Glen is a 1956 graduate of Huntington High School. He served in the U.S. Army Reserve for 8 years. He is a former employee of Marshall University and retired with 32 years of service from Building Trades, where he did construction. He is an ordained deacon of the First Altizer Freewill Baptist Church, where he has been a member for 29 years. He and his wife Sue of 53 years have two sons and one daughter in law, Mark and Lisa Robertson and Randy Robertson. They also have one granddaughter whom they adore, Shelby Sue Robertson. In his spare time Glen is an avid golfer and has played in golf tournaments all across the U.S., some as far away as Arkansas and as close to home as Marietta, Ohio. He also enjoys fishing.

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