Providing Compassionate Funeral Services to Jessamine County Families Since 1921
Licensed Kentucky Funeral Director and Owner
Ron and Diann have been in the funeral business since 1973. Their main focus is to provide a compassionate and caring service to those who choose their funeral home. Offering guidance and commitment in funeral planning is their priority. They have two children who grew up and graduated from the Jessamine County School system, and are grandparents to five grandsons. Ron and Diann are both originally from eastern Kentucky but have made Nicholasville their home since 1968.
Licensed Kentucky Funeral Director and Embalmer and Owner
Kelli-Lynn Cundiff Canup
Licensed Kentucky Funeral Director
Kelli-Lynn has been a licensed funeral director since 2012. She is a licensed clinical social worker and is available for bereavement counseling through our funeral home, even though she is employed fulltime by the Jessamine County Board of Education. She is married to Mitch Canup and is the mother of three boys.
Melanie Wells Ladd
Melanie is a lifelong resident of Nicholasville and taught first grade for 24 years. She has worked as secretary at Hager & Cundiff since October 2015 and makes our office run efficiently with a friendly attitude and smile. She and her husband Burt attend Nicholasville United Methodist Church and both have been affiliated with school districts in Central Kentucky from which they retired.
Brian is a native of Nicholasville, a graduate of Jessamine County High School, and a retired Nicholasville City firefighter. He has been with Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home since November 2017 and has proved himself to be invaluable to our staff. He is the proud father of Brianna and Emily, and he loves taking care of his sweet four-legged girl, Sophie. Look for his welcoming face at our door or throughout our building.
Sandie is a native of Jessamine County and a graduate of Lafayette High School in Lexington, Ky. She retired from University of Kentucky Health Care after 50 years of service. She started working for our firm in October 2021 and is a proven asset to our staff. She and Billy Fount love farming and their horses.
Our friendly and loyal part-time staff is always available to assist us with a smile, whether it’s at the front door, or parking cars, or helping with special events such as our our Butterfly Release.
Debby is a native of Jessamine County. Debby retired from the Jessamine County Board of Education, Central Office. A kind and caring person, Debby is always ready to lend a hand to those at the funeral home. It is not unusual to see Debby and her husband, Chris, at our front door.
Tommy is a native of Jessamine County and a retired employee of Jessamine County, where he was in charge of maintaining all the county buildings. He is married to Teresa.
Judy is a native of Jessamine County. She is a retired employee of the City of Nicholasville and mother of one son. Judy has been employed at the funeral home since retirement and has become a vital figure at our front door.