Steve was an elementary school teacher in Lubbock for ten years before changing life direction. He opened Agape Funeral Chapel in January 2004.
Steve moved to Lubbock from Minnesota in 1989 after graduating from Crown College with degrees in History and Elementary Education. He attended Amarillo College in 2004 where he went through the funeral directors program.
Coming from a Air Force military family he moved every two years growing up. He has called Lubbock, Texas his home since 1989. Steve attends a Christian Church. He is married and has two daughters and two grandchildren.
Emily began working for Agape on September 1 2020. She is a student studying at the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science. Emily grew up in the DFW area but came to Lubbock to attend Texas Tech University and fell in love with our great city.
She now lives in Lubbock with her two dogs and has a passion helping people in their time of need which drove her interest in joining the funeral industry.
Jamie began working for Agape in July 2019. She has one young daughter, lots of dogs and cats and lives on a farm with numerous livestock. She grew up in Lubbock and graduated from Monterey High School in 2010 and from Texas A&M Commerce in 2017.
Kent started May 30, 2018 and is a licensed Crematory Operator and ordained as a minister. He grew up all over due to his father being a pastor and ended up settling with his teenage son in Lubbock in 2018. Kent has worked several positions at Agape Funeral Chapel and has worked his way up to being the crematory operator.