Our staff's commitment to you

Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief. We have a total of 150 years of combined experience to serve you and your family.

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J. Mark Schmid Owner/ Funeral Director and Embalmer info@schmidfh.com

J. Mark Schmid was raised on the family farm. He graduated from Attica High School and attended Indiana State University on a football scholarship. In 1986 he graduated from the Mid-America College of Funeral Service. He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. Mark became a permanent resident of Mt. Washington in 1990. He is active in the community,  he was a former Assistant Coach for the  Mount Washington Colts and Bullitt East Charger Football Program and has been the president of the Mt. Washington Lions Club.

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Dave Billings Owner/ Funeral Director and Embalmer

Dave Billings is a 1978 Graduate of the Kentucky School of Mortuary Science. The Billings Family has been honored to serve the community since 1987. Dave is also currently serving as the Bullitt County Coroner since 2011. Dave has three children, members of the First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville, a member of Bullitt Lodge 155 F&AM, Kosair Shrine Temple and the Shepherdsville Lion's Club. Dave and his wife Pam are active members of the community in which they are honored to serve.

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Tim W. Gonterman Funeral Director and Embalmer info@schmidfh.com

Tim W. Gonterman is a native of Mt. Washington and a 1979 graduate of Bullitt Central High School. Tim is a 1981 graduate of the Mid-America College of Funeral Service and is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. He is a Volunteer with the Mt. Washington Community Ministries, Member of the Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery Board, and a member of Lone Hill United Baptist Church and their cemetery board. Tim is color commentator for Bullitt East Sports on 95.3 WFBR and serves as an Inspector for the Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Commission. Tim and his wife Janet have been married 36 years and live in Mt. Washington. They have 2 daughters Devin Prather(Joe) and Danielle Wetzel (Chris), and three grandsons, Zander, Gavin and Reed.

 

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Sam Billings Funeral Director and Embalmer

Sam is Dave’s youngest son. While growing up in the funeral home, he attended Cedar Grove Elementary and Bernheim Middle School before graduation from Bullitt Central High School in 2004. He graduated from Mid-America College of Mortuary Science and has been a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer since 2009. He is the proud father of two children; Natalee and Isaac. Sam was recently engaged to Melissa Chatto (we are all excited). Sam enjoys spending time outdoors with his family.

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Adam Billings Funeral Director Apprentice

Adam is Dave’s oldest son. While growing up in the funeral home with Sam, he also attended Cedar Grove Elementary and Bernheim Middle School before graduating from Saint Xavier High School in 1999. After playing football at the University of Tennessee for three years he transferred and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Maryville College. He was happy to return to Kentucky in 2011. He is currently the head football coach at North Bullitt High School, and after teaching math there for two years he started his apprenticeship and working full time at the funeral home in the Summer of 2017. He and his wife of over 10 years, Shelby, are the proud parents of two children, Jacob and Rachel. He enjoys coaching football and spending time with his family

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Clayton A. Brunson Funeral Director

Clayton A. Brunson, has been a life long friend of the Billings family. Clayton is the son of Doug and Marilyn Brunson of Shepherdsville. A 2004 graduate of Bullitt Central High School, a Bullitt County Deputy Coroner since 2014 and a native of Shepherdsville

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Jeanette Cox Funeral Director and Embalmer

Jeanette is a 2017 graduate of Mid America College of Mortuary Science and a 1999 graduate of North Bullitt High School. We look forward to Jeanette continuing the tradition we have started here at Schmid Funeral Home.

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Ernie Jones Staff Member

Ernie is a retired employee of Ford Motor Company and the President of the Mountain City Cruisers Car Club.

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Chris Stallings Staff Member

Chris is a native of Mt. Washington and a graduate of Bullitt Central High School. He is a retired teacher from Old Mill Elementary and the longtine Head Coach of the Bullitt East Lady Charger Basketball Program.

J. Mark Schmid

Owner/ Funeral Director and Embalmer
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J. Mark Schmid was raised on the family farm. He graduated from Attica High School and attended Indiana State University on a football scholarship. In 1986 he graduated from the Mid-America College of Funeral Service. He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. Mark became a permanent resident of Mt. Washington in 1990. He is active in the community,  he was a former Assistant Coach for the  Mount Washington Colts and Bullitt East Charger Football Program and has been the president of the Mt. Washington Lions Club.

Sam Billings

Funeral Director and Embalmer
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Sam is Dave’s youngest son. While growing up in the funeral home, he attended Cedar Grove Elementary and Bernheim Middle School before graduation from Bullitt Central High School in 2004. He graduated from Mid-America College of Mortuary Science and has been a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer since 2009. He is the proud father of two children; Natalee and Isaac. Sam was recently engaged to Melissa Chatto (we are all excited). Sam enjoys spending time outdoors with his family.

Adam Billings

Funeral Director Apprentice
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Adam is Dave’s oldest son. While growing up in the funeral home with Sam, he also attended Cedar Grove Elementary and Bernheim Middle School before graduating from Saint Xavier High School in 1999. After playing football at the University of Tennessee for three years he transferred and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Maryville College. He was happy to return to Kentucky in 2011. He is currently the head football coach at North Bullitt High School, and after teaching math there for two years he started his apprenticeship and working full time at the funeral home in the Summer of 2017. He and his wife of over 10 years, Shelby, are the proud parents of two children, Jacob and Rachel. He enjoys coaching football and spending time with his family

Clayton A. Brunson

Funeral Director
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Clayton A. Brunson, has been a life long friend of the Billings family. Clayton is the son of Doug and Marilyn Brunson of Shepherdsville. A 2004 graduate of Bullitt Central High School, a Bullitt County Deputy Coroner since 2014 and a native of Shepherdsville

Dave Billings

Owner/ Funeral Director and Embalmer
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Dave Billings is a 1978 Graduate of the Kentucky School of Mortuary Science. The Billings Family has been honored to serve the community since 1987. Dave is also currently serving as the Bullitt County Coroner since 2011. Dave has three children, members of the First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville, a member of Bullitt Lodge 155 F&AM, Kosair Shrine Temple and the Shepherdsville Lion's Club. Dave and his wife Pam are active members of the community in which they are honored to serve.

Jeanette Cox

Funeral Director and Embalmer
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Jeanette is a 2017 graduate of Mid America College of Mortuary Science and a 1999 graduate of North Bullitt High School. We look forward to Jeanette continuing the tradition we have started here at Schmid Funeral Home.

Ernie Jones

Staff Member
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Ernie is a retired employee of Ford Motor Company and the President of the Mountain City Cruisers Car Club.

Chris Stallings

Staff Member
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Chris is a native of Mt. Washington and a graduate of Bullitt Central High School. He is a retired teacher from Old Mill Elementary and the longtine Head Coach of the Bullitt East Lady Charger Basketball Program.

Tim W. Gonterman

Funeral Director and Embalmer
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Tim W. Gonterman is a native of Mt. Washington and a 1979 graduate of Bullitt Central High School. Tim is a 1981 graduate of the Mid-America College of Funeral Service and is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. He is a Volunteer with the Mt. Washington Community Ministries, Member of the Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery Board, and a member of Lone Hill United Baptist Church and their cemetery board. Tim is color commentator for Bullitt East Sports on 95.3 WFBR and serves as an Inspector for the Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Commission. Tim and his wife Janet have been married 36 years and live in Mt. Washington. They have 2 daughters Devin Prather(Joe) and Danielle Wetzel (Chris), and three grandsons, Zander, Gavin and Reed.