Our Staff


Kenneth A. Cahall, CFSP, CCO

Kenneth A. Cahall, CFSP, CCO

Owner/Funeral Director/Embalmer

Graduated from University of Cincinnati - 1973

Married Jennifer Goslin Cahall - 1973

Graduated from Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science - 1974

National Board Certification - 1974 

Received licenses for funeral director and embalmer, state of Ohio - 1975


Certification from Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practices as a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner - 2002 - Lifetime Member

 NFDA Certified Crematory Operator - 2013

NFDA Arranger Training - 2016

Member Professional Organizations and Memberships:

President of Cahall Funeral Homes,Inc. in Georgetown and Ripley, Ohio

 Member - National Funeral Directors Association

 Member - Ohio Funeral Directors Association

OFDA District 11 Past President

OFDA Secretary 2002-2003

OFDA Treasurer 2003-2004

OFDA President Elect 2004-2005

OFDA President 2005-2006

OFDA Ex-Officio 2007-2008

National Funeral Directors Association Member Resource Work Group 2005 - Present

National Funeral Directors Association National-State Relations Work Group 2010 - Present

National Funeral Directors Association Governance Committee Past Chairman

Member of NFDA Audit Committee 

Member of NFDA Budget Committee

Ohio Policy Board Representative to the National Funeral Directors Association - 2008-2012

National Funeral Directors Association At-Large Representative to the Executive Board 2012-2014

National Funeral Director's Secretary 2014 - 2015

National Funeral Directors' Treasurer 2015-2016

Nation Funeral Directors' President-Elect 2016-2017

Member of the Heritage Club 2012 - Present

Former Member & Chairman - OFDA Master Trust Committee,

Former Trustee - OFDA Benefit Trust Committee,

Member - OFDA Nominating Committee

Religious Organizations:

Member and usher at St. Michael Catholic Church, Ripley, Ohio

Member St. Michael Finance Committee

3rd & 4th Degree Knight of Columbus

Email: cahallfuneralhomes@frontier.com


James Joseph Vaughn, Sr., CPC, CCO

James Joseph Vaughn, Sr., CPC, CCO

Funeral Director/Embalmer

Funeral Director/Embalmer and manager of the Ripley location

Graduate of the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science and Xavier University - 1993 BMS, AASMS

*While attending CCMS, received the Lester W. Wakeham award for excellence in the combined theory and practice of embalming and was also inducted into the CCMS Honor Society.  Additionally, served as President of the Alpha Tau Epsilon Fraternity.

Received National Board Certification from the National Funeral Service Examining Board of the United States-1992.

Received license as a Funeral Director in the state of Ohio - 1993.

Received license as an embalmer in the state of Ohio - 1994.               

Graduate of Southern State Community College - 1990 AAS

Graduated of Ripley-Union-Lewis-Huntington High School in 1988 with honors and distinction.

Received certification as a Certified Crematory Operator from the National Funeral Directors Association - 2014.

Received certification from the National Funeral Directors Association as Certified Preplanning Consultant - 2015. 

Member - National Funeral Directors Association

Member - Ohio Funeral Directors Association

OFDA District 11 past president, vice president, secretary and treasurer.

Member - Ohio Embalmer's Association

Member - Knight's of Columbus


Telephone: 1-937-392-1112

Email: joe-rulhs@hotmail.com


Stephanie R. Lindsey-Dyer

Stephanie R. Lindsey-Dyer

Funeral Director

Funeral Director and Manager of the Mt. Orab location


Clayton A. Cahall

Clayton A. Cahall

Funeral Director/Embalmer

Clayton is the son of Ken & Jennifer Cahall, a 2000 graduate of Ripley-Union-Lewis-Huntington High School, a 2008 graduate of Shawnee State University with a BS in Business Administration, and a 2010 graduate of Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, with an Associate of Applied Science, as well as a Bachelor of Mortuary Science Degree. Clayton was the recipient of the Arthur J. Russler Memorial Award which is presented to the student with the highest standing in the Department of Applied Embalming.


Jeffrey L Egbert

Jeffrey L Egbert

Funeral Director/Embalmer

Jeff attended Xavier University and Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science where he earned an Associate of Applied Science degree in 1985.


Julie Swackhammer

Funeral Director/Embalmer



Lesley Young

Secretary in Mt. Orab



Sarah Ellison-Adams

Funeral Director/Embalmer



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