Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home & Hill Crest Memorial Park

601 US Highway 80 East Haughton, LA 71037

Associates

  • Robert Shaffer

    General Manager

    Robert earned his associate’s degree in mortuary science from East Mississippi Community College in Scooba, Mississippi. Robert began his career in Meridian, Mississippi, at the age of 20 and now serves the families of the Shreveport / Bossier City area. Previously, Robert has also worked in the funeral industry in Alabama, Georgia, Florida and Alaska before moving to Louisiana. Robert is also licensed by the National Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers.

    Robert is happily married to his loving and supporting wife, and together they are the proud parents to 5 children. During his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, traveling, Florida State and LSU football games, and being outdoors.

  • Kevin George Hurd

    Funeral Director

    Kevin completed his Bachelor of Science Degree at Amber University, majoring in Human Relations and Business in the spring of 1996. Since that time, Kevin has obtained several state insurance licenses in: Life, Health, and Accident in addition to numerous Health Industry National Certifications, as Kevin comes to us from an extensive Health Care and Insurance Industry background.

    Kevin initially entered the industry upon being invited to aid with Funeral Home Pre-Need Programs, due to his holding Life Insurance Licenses in both Louisiana and neighboring Texas. As other funeral home needs presented themselves Kevin stepped in to assist with Funerals and Visitations, amongst additional operational tasks in a funeral home. Kevin soon decided to also pursue a Funeral Director’s ARTS license, of which he obtained in February, 2016.

    Kevin and his wife, Sylvia, are each proud natives of Dallas, TX, yet they now call Shreveport: "Home", after sinking roots. They are the proud and blessed parents, of two beautiful daughters: Laura Triada, and Caroline Collette.

  • Kimberly Beth Stoner

    Funeral Director

    Kimberly Stoner began her career with the company in Houston, Texas, and she has been a funeral director at Hill Crest Memorial since 2012. Kimberly graduated from Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service with a degree in mortuary science. She serves Bossier City families with the utmost professionalism and compassion.

  • Kathy C Wilemon

    Funeral Director

    Kathy Wilemon has been a licensed funeral director since 2000 and a certified celebrant since 2014. She began her career in the funeral industry as a director's secretary in 1987, working at Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home several years before acquisition. She came on board as a licensed funeral director in December 2003, and has worked for both Hill Crest and Centuries Funeral Homes. In addition to the position of funeral director, Kathy has also served as location manager.

    She is married to her best friend, Dwain, and together they have 6 children and 15 grandchildren. Jesus is first, her family is second, and being a funeral director is third. When there's time left, she enjoys watching old movies, working in the yard and going on road trips.

  • Charles T Gholson

    Community Development