Hodges Funeral Home at Lee Memorial Park

12777 State Road 82 Fort Myers, FL 33913


  • Seth Minso

    General Manager

    For more than 2 decades, Seth has assisted hundreds of families throughout the country in preparing for funerals. Seth entered the funeral industry in 1989 in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. The exposure solidified his interest and commitment to the profession, and in 1992, he graduated cum laude as a funeral director and embalmer from  Community College of Baltimore County–Catonsville.

    Following graduation, Seth relocated to Northern Virginia as the regional sales manager for funeral homes serving the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. It was in this capacity that he gained enormous exposure helping families of diverse cultural, religious and economic backgrounds. Intent on expanding his professional scope, he transferred to San Diego, California and subsequently Scottsdale, Arizona, where he developed similarly structured teams of service.

    In 2011, Seth joined the Dignity Memorial® team. Our team's support of innovative ideas and giving back to the community were principles that especially appealed to him. He also found the storied history of Earl and Thelma Hodges inspiring.

  • Zachary T Parnell

    General Manager

    Zachary is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio and relocated to Florida in the later part of 2007. As far back as he can remember he had a calling to work in the funeral industry with assisting families. He graduated from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 2005 and immediately began his career. Since graduating from college Zachary has obtained his license as a Funeral Director & Embalmer in the states of Maryland, Kentucky and Florida. Zachary started with Dignity Memorial in the year 2010 and is currently the Assistant Manager with Hodges Funeral Homes in Fort Myers & Lehigh Acres. In his spare time he enjoys outdoor activities such as fishing, hiking and cycling. Zachary has a great compassion with each family he serves and strives to create life celebrations that far surpass expectations.

  • Diane Lynn Carr

    Funeral Director

    Diane Carr has been a licensed funeral director with the Dignity Memorial® team since November 2009. She graduated from Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Wheeling, Illinois, in 1993. Serving families with the utmost professionalism and compassion, Diane began her career in the Chicago suburbs. When she is not at the funeral home, you will likely find Diane at the beach or enjoying the water. 

  • Steven Anthony Spilmann

    Funeral Director

    Steven Spilmann has been serving families in the Southwest Florida area for 7 years. Originally from New Orleans, LA, Steve earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management from Louisiana State University in 2005 while serving in the Louisiana Air National Guard. After several years in the construction industry, he attended St. Petersburg College and received a certificate in Funeral Arts. Steve’s wife and five kids are active members in the St. Raphael’s Catholic Community.