Associates

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    Anthony E McGuire

    Funeral Director

    Since 1986 Anthony "Andy" McGuire has provided care and compassion to families as a funeral director and embalmer. He is a graduate of Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science and a member of the National Mortician's Honor Society, Pi Sigma Eta. Andy enjoys singing, playing the guitar and spending time with his 3 boys.

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    Neil A Sanders

    Manager

    Since August 1982 Neil Sanders has provided compassionate care to hundreds of families in the Rome and Floyd County area. Neil earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of West Georgia in English and journalism. He is so very proud to be a part of the Dignity Memorial® team, helping guide families through some of their hardest and most personal times. Neil is an avid animal lover, a musician, playing piano and organ, and serves St. Mary's Catholic Church as an organist since the 1990s.

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    Richard L Smollar

    Funeral Arranger

    Since 2003, Richard "Lee" Smollar has provided compassionate care to families in Rome, Georgia, and the surrounding area. He started in the funeral industry in 1993 while also pastoring. Lee completed his bachelor’s degree in 2010 at Shorter University.

    Lee can support families not only as a funeral director, but also as a staff minister for those who choose. Lee believes that his role is based largely on trust, which is fundamental to helping families through emotionally challenging times.

    When Lee is not serving families, he enjoys flying remote controlled planes, fishing, walking, hiking, going to the beach, enjoying movies with his family, serving his community in various ways and playing guitar. He has been married to his lovely wife, who is a registered nurse at Harbin Clinic, since 1974. Lee also serves as the associate pastor for the Cedartown Church of God in Cedartown, Georgia.