Recent Obituaries
Our Staff
   
James O.

James O. "Hap" Strunk
Owner/President

Hap Strunk is a 36 year veteran of funeral service. A graduate of Mid-America College of Funeral Service, he is a licensed funeral director and embalmer in both Kentucky and Tennessee. Hap married his wife, Tracey (Tucker) Strunk in 1981, together they have 2 sons and 3 grandchildren. Hap spent 6 years in Gallatin, Tennessee with the Alexander family, one of the most respected funeral service families in the state of Tennessee. The Hickman brothers established Hickman Funeral Home in 1922, Hap and his wife, Tracey, purchased the firm in 1987, keeping the business in the Hickman and Strunk families.

Community minded, Hap is past president of the WC Lions Club, two terms. Past President of the Chamber of Commerce,  A member of the Orie S. Ware Masonic Lodge, and Whitley City First Baptist Church.

Serving our community with distinctive service is our goal.

Tel: 1-606-376-5383


   
Tracey Strunk

Tracey Strunk
Owner

Tracey Strunk is a Kentucky licensed funeral director and from day one, has been active in the family business. When she and Hap lived in Gallatin, Tennessee she had a successful career in banking. She was an executive Vice President with Nashville City Bank, and later Dominion Bank.

Tracey oversees the daily operations of Hickman-Strunk Funeral Home, as well as caring for the client families. She is a member of Whitley City First Baptist Church, mother of 2 sons and 3 grandchildren.

Tracey has a genuine servants heart and a compassion that guide her every decision.

Tel: 1-606-376-5383


   
Cecil Walker

Cecil Walker
Attendant

Cecil Walker has served on the staff of Hickman-Strunk Funeral Home since 1988. A U.S. Navy Veteran and retiree from the United States Postal Service, Cecil has helped serve the families of our community, making a positive difference in the quality of services we offer.

Cecil and his wife, Elaine (Owens)  have been married for 59 years. They have two children, two grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Both Cecil and Elaine are very active in Walkers Chapel Baptist Church, where Cecil currently serves as deacon.

Tel: 1-606-376-5383