Our Staff

Kenneth A. Cahall, CFSP, CCO

Kenneth A. Cahall, CFSP, CCO

Owner/Funeral Director/Embalmer

Graduated from University of Cincinnati - 1972

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 Directors Association Secretary 2014-2015

National Funeral Directors Association Treasurer 2015-2016

National Funeral Directors Association President-Elect 2016-2017

National Funeral Directors Association President 2017-2018

National Funeral Directors Association Immediate Past President 


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


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

Graduate 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


Stephanie R. Lindsey-Dyer, CPC, CCO

Stephanie R. Lindsey-Dyer, CPC, CCO

Funeral Director

Funeral Director and Manager of the Mt. Orab location

Stephanie is the daughter of the late Larry S. Lindsey and Mary (Watson) Lindsey of Hamersville, Ohio. She is a 1998 graduate of Western Brown High School, a 2004 graduate of Southern State Community College with an Associate of Arts and Science and a 2005 graduate of Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science with a Bachelor of Mortuary Science. She has been with Cahall Funeral Home since 2005 and in 2013 went into partnership with Ken Cahall when they purchased the Mt.Orab location. Stephanie is a certified pre-need consultant and certified crematory operator.  In 2019 she was the 1st recipient of the Ohio Funeral Directors Association Young Funeral Directors Distinguished Service Award.

In 1999, Stephanie married Charles “Andy” Dyer of Georgetown, Ohio. Andy is a 1995 graduate of Georgetown High School and a retired Master Sargent for the United States Air Force. They have two children, Trace and Rylyn Dyer. Trace is a 2020 graduate of Georgetown High School and is a Case IH Service Technician for Bane Welker Equipment. Rylyn is a 2022 graduate of Georgetown High School and attends Butler University. After the death of her father in 2013, Stephanie and Andy took over the daily operation of her parent’s farm where they raise Registered Black Simmental cattle. Stephanie has been a Brown County 4-H Advisor for the Hamersville Livestock 4-H Club for nearly 25 years, a member of the Georgetown Church of Christ, Brown County Historical and Genealogical Society, Ohio Funeral Directors Association, National Funeral Directors Association, American Simmental Association and the American Quarter Horse Association.


Clayton A. Cahall

Clayton A. Cahall

Funeral Director/Embalmer

Clayton is the son of Ken & Jennifer Cahall, and is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. He is 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 at Mt. Orab location

Sarah Ellison-Adams

Funeral Director/Embalmer

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