Tobias Funeral Home - Beavercreek Chapel

3970 Dayton-Xenia Rd Dayton, OH 45432


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    Douglas L Musser

    General Manager

    Doug was born and raised in Ohio. He graduated from Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 1986 and moved to Dayton. Doug then joined Tobias Funeral Home where he has been serving our community since 1988. He became a manager in 2001, and enjoys supporting his staff as we help the members of our community in their time of need. Doug married his wife, Betty, in 2015 and enjoys playing golf and working around the house.

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    Jeffrey Dean Frantz Sr

    Funeral Director

    Jeff is a native of Columbus, Ohio. He graduated as a funeral director and embalmer from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 1977 and has worked at our funeral home since 1979. He has been a licensed crematory operator since 2005. Jeff is a member of the Tri-State Studebaker Driver’s Club and National Studebaker Museum. He has also served as president of the TSDC for the over 8 years. He and his wife, Stacy, also a funeral director and embalmer, have a special interest in large-breed dogs.

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    Traci L Skeen

    Funeral Director

    Traci Skeen has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer since 1996 after she graduated from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. She has thoroughly enjoyed serving families in the Miami Valley area since that time. Traci became a part of the Dignity Memorial® team in December 2005 and in May of 2009 joined Tobias Funeral Home to provide compassionate and professional care to the families she serves.

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    Steven J Tobias

    Funeral Director

    Steve is a second-generation funeral director who is honored and privileged to serve the families of Dayton and surrounding communities for over three decades. Steve was born and raised in the Dayton/Kettering area and currently resides in Bellbrook, Ohio. Beginning his studies at Ohio State University, he graduated from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 1979.

    Steve enjoys giving back to his community and is a member of the Bellbrook Lions Club, served as a paramedic and firefighter with the Sugarcreek-Bellbrook Fire Department for 18 years and currently is an active volunteer with the Victoria Performing Arts. He serves with the old adage in mind: People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.

    Steve enjoys spending time with his family, especially his four grandchildren.

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    Andrew L Vanderhorst

    Funeral Director

    Andrew, a.k.a. Skip, is a lifelong resident of Beavercreek. Skip graduated from Beavercreek High School in 1974 and Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science as a funeral director and embalmer in 1981. He began working at our funeral home in July of 1980. Skip is a member of Beavercreek Lodge #753 F&AM and a 33rd degree member of the Scottish Rite, Valley of Dayton. He and his wife, Carolyn, have 1 daughter, Kelly, and are active members of St. Helen Parish. In their free time, they enjoy spending time with family and friends.

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    Linda G Zerkel

    Funeral Director

    Linda grew up in St. Paris, Ohio, and attended Graham High School. In 1992, she received her B.A. from Wright State University with a dual major in Philosophy and Classical Humanities. She is a 2004 graduate of the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science as a funeral director and embalmer. Linda began working at Tobias Funeral Home following her licensure in 2005. In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors and computers.

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    Dan K Tobias


    Dan has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer for over 41 years. His passion has always been helping family members through difficult times. He has 2 brothers, Dick and Dave, and their parents, La Mar and Norma founded our funeral home in 1941. Dan is a veteran, having served 4 years in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1966 to 1970. He also served as president of the Ohio Funeral Directors Association in 2003 and President Rotary Club of Beavercreek in 2010. He continues to pursue a passion for funeral service every day as a full-time consultant. Dan is married to Mary Beth and has 3 adult children Scott, Ryan and Stacy, who is also a licensed funeral director and embalmer.