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Kevin Sanderlin

Kevin Sanderlin

Licensed Funeral Director/ Owner

Kevin A. Sanderlin has been a valued asset in the funeral industry for over 26 years.  A native of the West Munden section of Chesapeake, he is the son of Phillip (Juanita) Sanderlin and Hope Sanderlin.

Kevin is a graduate of Indian River High School. In 1996, he received an AAS Degree from John Tyler Community College in Chester, Virginia with a concentration in Funeral Services. Kevin received his formal training from Graves Funeral Home from 1995-2002.

Kevin became Manager/Funeral Director of the former P. G. Thomasson Funeral Services, Inc. in 2002, and later co-founded Beach Funeral Services in January of 2005. He serves as the chief owner and director of the business.

Kevin's civic affiliations include Virginia Funeral Directors Association, National Funeral Directors Association and the board of Tidewater Funeral Directors Association. In addition, he is licensed in the states of Virginia and North Carolina.

He is a member of Saint James Missionary Church in Virginia Beach, VA, where Pastor Sidney L. Davis and co-pastor Barbara Davis presides.

Kevin is married to his loving wife, Dawna. They have three daughters, Sacoria, Amore and Kiersten and four sons, Tyler, Travion, Travious, and Neval.

Kevin looks forward to serving the Tidewater and North Carolina area with the utmost compassion as families deal with difficult times.


Dawna Sanderlin

Dawna Sanderlin

Owner

Dawna Sanderlin is a product of Norfolk, VA. where she attended Norfolk Public Schools and was a 1984 graduate of Booker T. Washington High School. She graduated from Virginia State University in 1988 with an undergraduate degree in Public Administration.  As an educator, she has taught middle school English Language Arts for over 19 years at Ruffner Academy Middle School and is serving as a Behavior Specialist at Coleman Place Elementary in Norfolk, VA. and she is a member of the Norfolk Federation of Teachers and National Association for Elementary School Principals(NAESP) and the local branch of Elementary Schools Principals Network(ESPAN) with Norfolk Public Schools district. Dawna obtained a Master‘s of Education from

Cambridge College in 2004 and completed the post-master’s certificate program in Educational Leadership and Administration from George Washington University in October 2016.  Dawna is also a member of the Alpha Eta chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. since 1986.

Dawna was introduced to the funeral industry by her husband, Mr. Sanderlin 17 years ago. Kevin and Dawna married in 2009 and together they raised seven children all while investing time and patience into developing and renovating Beach Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Virginia

Beach, VA.  Dawna supports her husband and the business through administrative support, funeral attendant, special events and facility interior design decorator. Dawna has taken pride in her husband’s sacrifices and efforts of the business’ growth and development that the Virginia Beach community and neighboring areas can be proud.

Now, as a business partner with Beach River Funeral Home, Dawna and her husband Kevin are looking forward to bringing the Elizabeth City Community and families a facility they too can be proud of and quality service that will provide comfort and a peace of mind in their time of bereavement.


Vincent L. Beamon

Vincent L. Beamon

Licensed Funeral Director/ Manager

Vincent L. Beamon is the youngest of four children born to Jane and the late Sam M. Beamon and a lifelong resident of Elizabeth City, North Carolina.  He is a graduate of Elizabeth City State University and Fayetteville Technical Community College with an Associate Degree in Funeral Service.  In June 2015 after 30 years of service he retired from Elizabeth City State University where he served in the capacities of Office Manager, Computer Specialist for the Division of General Studies, Director of First Year Experience, and the last 15 years as University Registrar.

 

Vincent and his wife previously maintained a Wedding Consulting/Event Planning Business in Virginia and North Carolina and he also has served as Church Musician and Minister of Music for several churches in the surrounding counties. 

 

Vincent is a licensed Funeral Director and has been affiliated with the Funeral Profession for the past 18 years with the simple goal of “treating all families with dignity and professionalism during a difficult time”. He most recently served as the Manager of the Dennis J. Stallings Memorial Funeral Home in Gatesville, North Carolina and on the staff of Dickens Funeral Home in Tarboro, North Carolina.  He is a member and Deacon of St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

 

He and his wife Maureen share 31 years of marriage and have been blessed with a daughter, Arielle, a fur baby EJ and fur grandson Harley. Vincent enjoys traveling, shopping, and building lifelong friendships. 


Charlene Riddick

Charlene Riddick

Office Administrator


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Reverend Ernest Cole

Reverend Ernest Cole

Clergy



Clyndell Godfrey

Clyndell Godfrey

Photographer/ Videography



Delmator Ferebee

Delmator Ferebee

Funeral Attendant



William Sawyer

William Sawyer

Funeral Attendant



Cynthia Morris

Cynthia Morris

Funeral Attendant



Jeremy Roberts

Jeremy Roberts

Funeral Attendant



Ronald Teauge

Ronald Teauge

Funeral Attendant



Charles Jordan

Charles Jordan

Funeral Attendant



Shelton  Billups

Shelton Billups

Funeral Attendant



Todd French, Sr.

Todd French, Sr.

Funeral Attendant



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