All of our licensed directors adhere to the highest standard of ethical practices and are committed to ensuring that all of your needs are attended to. Their commitment to the community and genuine compassion toward families are but a few of the characteristics that make them outstanding in their field. We are proud to have them on our staff.
|Jerry L. Field, Licensee in Charge|
Jerry, a licensed funeral director, embalmer and pre-need counselor, is a Preston County native and 1986 graduate of West Preston High School. He is a graduate of Fairmont State College and the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Sciences. He is Co-Owner of Field of Vision Optical Center in Masontown and a member of the Preston County Chamber of Commerce, Valley District Lions Club, the Masonic Lodge, WV Funeral Directors Association, NFDA and is very active in the community. Jerry resides in Masontown with his wife Jennifer, an optician at Field of Vision Optical Center, and their children Ceara and Joshua.
|Joshua L. Field, Assistant|
Joshua is the son of Jerry L. Field. He enjoys helping his dad as a greeter at Field Funeral Home. He attends Preston High School and enjoys spending time with his family and friends. As of now, he plans to follow in his dad's footsteps and someday help at the funeral home full time. He is also considering a career in the armed forces.
|Joseph E. Field, Jr., Associate|
Joe, a lifelong resident of Preston County, retired from Monongahela Power Company's Albright Power Station on December 1, 1993, after 39 years of service. He began his career with Monongahela in 1954. He was lead stock keeper until 1984 when he was named coal operator, where in 1986 he reached the top of that job classification. He graduated from Kingwood High School in 1952. Joe and his wife, Shirley, live in Masontown.
|Shirley G. Field, Office Associate|
Shirley is a lifelong resident of Preston County. She is a graduate of Masontown High School in 1954 and Morgantown Business College in 1955 as a medical secretary. She worked at the Mile Ground Medical Center while attending business college. She also worked several years as bookkeeper for Mutual Mining Co. She volunteers in her church and served several years as a church clerk. Shirley and her husband, Joe, reside in Masontown. She is the mother of two children, Linda Field Street and Jerry L. Field.
|Denise Howdershelt, Office Manger|
Denise is a Preston County native and a 2002 Graduate of Preston High School. She also graduated from West Virgina Junior College with an Associates Degree in Information Technology. Denise resides in Reedsville with her husband Justin Howdershelt.
|Glinda Bishop, Honorary Office Assistant|
Glinda is a Preston County native and a 1988 Graduate of East Preston High School. She worked at the funeral home for several years but moved to North Carolina in 2011. She still helps on occasion, but will always be a part of our family.
|Chris Rose, Assistant|
Chris, a Preston County resient since 1974, owned and operated Kingwood Floral for over 34 years, until he sold the business in 2008. Throughout his life, he has lived in Florida, California, Alabama and Virginia as a "Military Brat". He resides in Kingwood with his wife of 37 years, Marsha. He is the father of three children, Aaron Rose, Rachel Rose, and Alison Rose.
|Raymond Waldeck, 1937-2013|
In loving memory and appreciation of Raymond's many years of commitment and dedication to the families he served in their time of need. His friendship and guidance will be greatly missed.
The Field Funeral Home Family
|Scott Emerson, Assistant|
Scott is a lifelong Preston County resident and a 1989 graduate of West Preston Sr. High. He has 15 years of work history with WVU Hospital, as well as several years of CDL driving experience through North Central WV. He enjoys WVU football and basketball, and live musical entertainment.