Joel E. Branch is a native of the Swift Creek community of Wake County, North Carolina. He is a graduate of Athens Drive High School, Fayetteville Technical Community College and Campbell University.
Across decades of service in the funeral business, Joel has acted on a passion for serving his community, providing compassionate assistance to those suffering the loss of a loved one. He is currently location manager of Apex Funeral Home, and general manager for all Dignity Memorial Funeral Homes in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Joel and his wife reside in Apex with their 3 daughters.
Kristy Marie Casper-Bynum
Kristy graduated from Fayetteville Technical Community College with a degree in funeral service. For years, she has provided compassionate care to families during the most trying time of losing a loved one. She is proud to be a part of the Dignity Memorial team. When Kristy is not serving families, she enjoys spending time with her own family, watching movies, baking and all things Disney.
Kent Ray McIver
Kent currently serves as a CEO and consultant for Apex Funeral Home after more than 40 years of operating the firm. Kent has served as president of the Apex Chamber of Commerce and president of the Apex Lion's Club. He has been on the board of directors for Central Carolina Bank and Apex Peak Festival, to name a few.
Kent and his wife, LuAnn, live in Apex. Kent and LuAnn have 2 sets of twins—Brooke, Holly, David and Eric—and a baby grandson, John C. "Jay" III.
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