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. Bill & Marci enjoy spending time with their three wonderful grandchildren: Charlie and Elizabeth McCulla and Shep Slaughter.
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 Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in January 2012 and became a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Kate immediately began working full time at 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 welcomed their son, Shep, in 2021. They attend Kingdom: A Community Church and enjoy spending time with family.
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, born in June 2013, and Reese, born in March 2017.
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
Jasmine M. Oliver joined McCulla Funeral Home staff in February of 2022. She was born and raised in Martinsburg, WV. She is a 2010 graduate of Martinsburg High School and a 2014 graduate of Marshall University with a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in management.
Jasmine followed her dreams and continued her education at the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science graduating with honors in 2015. She is currently licensed in West Virginia and Virginia as a funeral director and embalmer. She received her Virginia funeral director’s license in 2017 and West Virginia funeral director's license in 2022.
Jasmine believes funeral service to be her true calling from God and is proud to be serving the people and community of Westover/Morgantown. She is compassionate, hardworking, and detail oriented.
“May the work I’ve done speak for me”
Jeremiah Bowen joined the McCulla Funeral Home staff in October 2022. He was born and raised in Spencer, West Virginia. He is a 1999 graduate of Roane County High School and graduated with honors from Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in 2003. He received his West Virginia Funeral Director and Embalmers license in 2004. He started working in the funeral business right out of high school and has always known that he wanted to be a funeral director and to help families in their time of need.
Jeremiah has been blessed with a beautiful wife: Leah (Bolyard) Bowen and two beautiful children: Charlie and Elleann.
"I truly believe this is less of a job, and more of a lifestyle that takes dedication to the families that call on us and attention to details when caring for their loved one."
Romans 8:28: "And we know that all things work together for good to these who love God, and are called according to His purpose."
"God has a purpose for us and if we keep Him first we will know and understand that purpose and will be exactly where God wants us. I believe that is what I'm doing not only in the funeral industry, but also here at McCulla Funeral Home."
Ken joined the McCulla Funeral Home Staff in 2019. Ken is a native of Moorefield, WV, where he grew up helping with his family’s chicken farming business.
He worked in many fields but found his place at McCulla Funeral Home helping do whatever needs done, inside and out, and really priding himself in the general upkeep of the facilities. He has been a great asset to our team.
Ken is married to his wife Amanda and they reside in Fairmont.
Gary Wiles, Jr. joined the McCulla Funeral Home staff in 2021. Gary was born and raised in Morgantown, and is a 1993 graduate of Morgantown High School.
After a 20-year career at Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Gary has found a home here at McCulla Funeral Home.
“I am truly blessed after a couple of hardships in my life, to end up with the family at McCulla Funeral Home; they don’t look at it as a job, they approach each service as a ministry. Jesus taught us to have compassion and Bill and the directors here model that very well. I am happy to help in any way possible that helps others in a tough time."
Store your treasures in Heaven, where moths and rust cannot destroy, and thieves do not break in and steal. Wherever your treasure is, there the desires of your heart will also be. ~Matthew 6:20-21
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