We are here to help provide peace of mind for you and your family.

The staff at Charles W. Smith and Sons Funeral Homes understands the difficulty of planning for a funeral. Our experienced team of licensed funeral directors will guide you through the process of Pre-Planning and Planning a Funeral Service.

We have 4 locations: SachseMcKinney, Princeton, and Lavon. Our staff is sensitive to the needs of the communities in which we live and serve.

We are family owned and operated and offer the highest quality of service to our families.

We understand the importance of having a comforting and respectful environment.  Our families and friends want a safe place to celebrate the life of their loved one with dignity and respect. We know that all families are unique and have personal requests, customs, and traditions they want to be part of the service.

Our team will work with you to plan that meaningful service for your loved one.

We understand that the passing of a loved one is difficult. We provide a variety of services designed to meet your family’s needs.

Meet The Team

We are proud to serve our communities. Our compassionate and dedicated team at Charles W. Smith & Sons Funeral Homes strive to meet each families needs. We are here to help you with Pre-Planning or care for a loved one who has passed. Please call our nearest location and let us care for your needs.

Charles W Smith

Charles W. Smith Owner and Funeral Director/Embalmer

Charles W. Smith is a devoted and experienced funeral home owner and director. His passion for excellence started in 1963 while working with his father-in-law, Bill Spurlock.

He currently owns four  funeral homes in the DFW Metroplex area. His industry leadership abilities were used with his involvement in the aftermath of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing of the Alfred P. Murray building.

Charles and his father Floyd Smith opened Pet Rest Memorial Park and Crematory in December 1977 in Sachse, Texas. For many years, it was the only pet cemetery in Dallas County with over 22,000 pets interred.

Sachse and Lavon Team

Mike Felix – Manager and Funeral Director

Mike Felix is a Fort Worth, Texas native, married for over 40 years with two daughters, one son and granddaughters.

He is a 2016 graduate of the Amarillo College of Mortuary Science. 

Mike is the former Mayor of Sachse, Texas, having served five terms.  His first election to the Sachse Mayorship was in May 2004. He served as a Sachse Councilman from 1992-2003.

His favorite word is Ministry.

Raini Day – Office Manager/Apprentice Funeral Director

Raini Day is a Garland, Texas native who has been a resident of Sachse for since 2007.

She has been married for over 20 years to Doug and they have one son and one daughter.

Raini brings over 20 years of office management and ministry experience.

Life verse: But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things, there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23

Virginia Hankins – Office Manager, Lavon

Virginia is a native of Garland, TX and has lived in Lavon for the past 18 years. 

She has been married to her husband Paul for 30 years. They have one daughter and two sons.

After leaving corporate life to raise her children, she now joins Charles W. Smith and Sons Funeral Home in Lavon.

Virginia looks forward to taking an active part in the community and helping all families who come to our location.

Max Bryan – Funeral Director Assistant

Max is a Sherman, Texas native who has been married since 1979 to his wife Linda.

He has lived in the Dallas area since 1973. 

He brings funeral service experience with Charles W. Smith since 1997.

Max is a Veteran of the United States Army.

Joe Henderson – Funeral Director Assistant

Joe is a native of Jacksonville, located in Cherokee County in East Texas.

He is single with one daughter and one grandchild. 

He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Abilene Christian University.

He is a United States Navy Veteran.

Ruben Purcell - Funeral Director Assistant

Ruben and his wife Linda have been married for 42 years.  He is retired from Kraft Foods after 32 years.  They have 4 children, 9 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.  I am Saved and I Know That I. AM.

Reggie Saulters – Funeral Director Assistant

Reggie is a native of Garland, Texas.  He has 2 sons and 7 grandchildren.  He retired from the Auto Sales Industry after 32 years.

He has been a member of Family Cathedral Church in Forney for 14 years.

Jo Nell Medcalf, Office Administration

Jo Nell is a Sachse native and has lived in the area all her life.  She has one son, one daughter and one grandson. 

She enjoys working with people and enjoys the loving, caring atmosphere that Charles W. Smith and Sons Funeral Home provides to families at the time of loss.

Jo Nell brings extensive experience in office management and the insurance industry.  She enjoys spending time with her family and traveling in her spare time. 

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McKinney and Princeton Team

Andy Ortiz - Manager and Funeral Director/Embalmer

Andrew M. Ortiz is a native of Odessa, Texas.

A 1999 graduate of the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science, he is a member of the St. Jude Catholic Church in Allen, Texas.

Se abla Espanol. Aqui para servir a las familias Hispanas.

Andrew is in our family to serve all families of all denominations, with an extensive background in Buddhist Services.

Makenzie Wagoner - Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer

Makenzie is a Little Elm, Texas native, that has lived in Amarillo, Texas before moving back to the area and settling down in Plano, Texas.

She has always had a passion for the funeral industry and has wanted to work as a funeral director ever since she was a child.

Favorite quote: “When tears long to bathe your soul, let them fall so light can grow.” – Angie Weiland-Crosby

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Charles W. Smith & Sons Funeral Home

Monday - Friday 9:00 - 5:00 Saturday 9:00 - 5:00
Sunday 12:00 - 4:00

Charles W. Smith & Sons Funeral Home

Monday - Friday 9:00 - 5:00
Saturday 9:00 - 5:00
Sunday 12:00 - 4:00

Charles W. Smith & Sons Funeral Home

Monday - Friday 9:00 - 5:00 Saturday 9:00 - 5:00
Sunday 12:00 - 4:00

Charles W. Smith & Sons Funeral Home

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