William B. “Bill” McCulla, IV graduated from Morgantown High School and continued on to West Virginia University. Upon completion of his education he moved to Pittsburgh to complete mortuary school at the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. Bill graduated with honors in 1977.
Bill has lived in Westover his entire life. He enjoys helping the community that helped make him who he is today. The people of Westover have been so good to support him and his business.
The Lord has blessed Bill with a supportive wife, Marci (Eddy) McCulla and two beautiful daughters: Megan McCulla and her husband Lucas and Kate McCulla Slaughter and her husband Larkin. Megan and her husband Lucas have given them two wonderful grandchildren: Charlie and Elizabeth McCulla.
Paul Brock began working full time at McCulla Funeral Home in November 1998. When the coal mines laid him off, he took advantage of a grant for retraining and entered mortuary school through the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. He became licensed in 1999.
Paul is married to his wife, Janet (Pennell) Brock and they have two children: Ben Brock and his wife Kate and Sarah Conard and her husband Matt. Their greatest joys are their grandchildren: Landon and Tucker Conard and Ruby Q. Brock.
Paul enjoys working with people to help them find the perfect way to memorialize their loved one and help them to move on after a loss.
Kate McCulla Slaughter was born and raised in Morgantown, WV and as a young girl always enjoyed following her Dad (Bill) to the funeral home to help however she could. She helped plant and maintain the flowers, mowed the lawn, and washed vehicles to name a few tasks. Kate always felt led to work in her family's funeral home and knew it was her true calling. She graduated from University High School in 2006 with honors. She also graduated summa cum laude from West Virginia University in 2009 with a degree in Business Administration. Kate went on to graduate from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in January 2012 and became a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Kate immediately began working full time at the McCulla Funeral Home and in 2014 was recognized as a member of the West Virginia Funeral Directors Association as the First Female Funeral Director in Monongalia County. She is also a prearrangement counselor and a member of the National Funeral Directors Association. Kate is proud to continue the McCulla family legacy of compassionate care and service to families. Known for her warmth and kindness, Kate makes everyone she meets feel comfortable and at ease. She is credited for her attention to detail, trust, and professionalism.
Kate has been married to her high school sweetheart Larkin Slaughter since 2012 and both live in Morgantown. They attend Kingdom E.M. Church and participate in Bible studies. Kate has enjoyed volunteering for Vacation Bible School as well. In her free time, Kate enjoys spending time with her family, especially her nephews and nieces.
Robbie Eddy joined the McCulla Funeral Home staff full time in January of 2010. He is a 2006 graduate of Clay-Battelle High School and a 2009 graduate of West Virginia University School of Business and Economics, majoring in Business Administration/Accounting. Following graduation from West Virginia University, Robbie continued his education at the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science where he graduated in January of 2012.
Robbie has been blessed abundantly with his wife since June 2010, Leslie (Bolyard) Eddy. Together they have been given the gift of two beautiful children: Braxton Eddy, born in June 2013, and Reese Eddy, born in March 2017; one niece, Callista, and two nephews, Wesley and Charlie.
Robbie enjoys working with families to meet their unique needs. Since high school, Robbie has worked in funeral service in some capacity and feels he has found his calling.
“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters…” ~Colossians 3:23
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