Our Staff


Don Pitt

Don Pitt

Crematory Manager & Operator

Don is a lifelong resident of Paducah. He is a licensed crematory operator. Don serves as our crematory manager. Don has extensive experiance in cremations, pet cremations, and many other areas of the death care industry. 


Michael Oliver

Michael Oliver

Crematory Operator

Michael comes here from Livingston County. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoys playing the piano and the great outdoors. He works full time at Livingston County High School and part time for Lindsey Funeral Home and Smith Funeral Chapel. But, most of the time you’ll find home at our Cremation Society of Paducah location where he serves as a cremation operator. 


David Godfrey

David Godfrey

Managing Partner

David is a native of Trenton, New Jersey, and has resided in the Paducah area since 1976. He joined the staff at Cremation Society of Paducah in the early part of 2013. He graduated in 1982 from Crittenden County High School in Marion, Ky. and obtained an Associates Degree in Theology from the International Bible School of Theology in Norris City, Illinois, and is an ordained Minister. He currently lives in West Paducah with his wife, Sherry. He has five sons, Larry and his wife Kendra, Jason & his wife Casandra, Austin & his wife Breanna, Carson, & Dalton, and two grandchildren, Gradie Layne & Helton. He attends Christ Community Church in West Paducah. David enjoys working with and serving people as he has spent the last 30 years in the retail industry. His favorite pastimes are spending time with his family, auction hunting, and woodworking.


Brandon Heine

Brandon Heine

Funeral Director

A licensed funeral director, Brandon is a native of Southern Illinois. He joined the staff at Cremation Society of Paducah in the early part of 2012. In his free time he and his wife,  Jennifer enjoy spending time outside and working with the children at there church.  They also have a little boy named Evan who was born in 2014. "I count it a privilege to serve families during their greatest time of need".


Greg Woodruff

Greg Woodruff

Funeral Director / Embalmer

Greg, a native of Madisonville, KY,, has been licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director Kentucky since 1983. With over 34 years experience serving families in Western KY. "I consider this a ministry and calling, not just a job. I wanted to be a funeral director since I was 12 years old when my father and grandfather died 6 months apart."   Greg is former board secretary for Western Kentucky Regional Mental Health/Mental Retardation Board Inc. now known as Four Rivers Behavior Health, representing his county of residence.  He also has served multiple offices in local Gideon Camp, including President. Greg is envolved with community business owners through BNI.  And enjoys making new friends and business conections. Greg is married to his sweetheart,  Jeannie and they have 2 adult children Alexis and Scotty. They are members of Southland Baptist Temple. In his free time he enjoys spending time with family and friends and watching U.K. Basketball; photography; collecting funeral home memorabilia. 


Katie Eatmon

Katie Eatmon

Funeral Director

Katie is an alumnus of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where she graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Mortuary Science and Funeral Service. She resides in Benton, Kentucky with her boyfriend Morgan, their dog Greg, and two cats, Callie and Koda. Katie is from Olive Branch Illinois and attended Egyptian High School in Tamms where she graduated as a salutatorian. In her free time, Katie enjoys attending rock concerts with friends, barbeques and bonfires with family, and hikes with her dog. She is always eager to be a shoulder to lean on.


Jennifer Heine

Jennifer Heine

Apprentice Funeral Director

Jennifer has been serving the families of Lindsey since 2013. She serves as our administrative assistant at the funeral home. She is the first smiling face you see when you walk through our front door. She has a son named Evan who was born in 2014. In her spare time she enjoys working in her church and spending time with her husband, who is a licensed funeral director at Lindsey's. She counts it an honor to serve families during their greatest time of need.


Zach Tinsley

Zach Tinsley

Apprentice Funeral Director

Zach is a native of Marion, KY., graduating high school from Crittenden County High School. He is a current student of John A. Gupton College of Nashville. He has five years of working in the funeral industry, and has worked with many culturally diverse groups in planning their particular needs of their faith. Zach is planning on a 2021 graduation from college and obtaining his license to practice this profession.  when Zach is not at work, he enjoys being involved in the community and helping those in need.  


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