site image

Our Staff


|
|
|
|
|
|

William Taylor

William Taylor

Owner

William B. “Buddy” Taylor, President

Howard-Carter Funeral Home has been in the Taylor family since 1985 and continues to operate to this date under their able leadership with Buddy serving as President.

Buddy and his wife Clara have been married over fifty years. They have two children, Bill and Karen who are co-owners of the Funeral Home along with 3 grandchildren. He is a member of the Deep Run First Baptist Church, the Pleasant Hill Masonic Lodge and the Lenoir County Shrine Club.

Telephone: 1-252-523-3177

Email: howard.carter@suddenlinkmail.com


William B. “Bill” Taylor, II

Owner,Funeral Director,Licensed PreNeed Counselor

Cell: 252-521-1000

William B. “Bill” Taylor, II, Vice President

Bill became a licensed Funeral Director in 1996 and is one of the co-owners of the Corporation. In addition, he is a licensed Preneed Counselor. 

He and his wife Christine have been married over 28 years and have two children, Elizabeth and Briley, along with a menagerie of animals that are family also. He is a proud papa to his two grandchildren, Easton and Cora Ann. They are members of the Rivermont Baptist Church and Bill is a very active volunteer with the American Red Cross where he is a Certified First Aid/CPR Instructor as well as serving on the Board of Directors. In addition, he serves as a member of the Lenoir County Economic Development Board and is a Volunteer with the Deep Run Fire/Rescue.

Telephone: 1-252-523-3177

Email: howard.carter@suddenlinkmail.com


Karen Taylor Keene

Owner,Funeral Director,Licensed PreNeed Counselor

Cell: 252-560-8900

Karen Taylor Keene, Secretary/Treasurer

Karen has been a licensed Funeral Director since 1995 and is also a Licensed Preneed Counselor. She is the third co-owner of the Corporation and is Office Manager for Howard-Carter. 

Karen and her husband Mark are members of the Deep Run First Baptist Church. They have one daughter, Taylor.

Telephone: 1-252-523-3177

Email: howard.carter@suddenlinkmail.com


Cliff Miller

Cliff Miller

Funeral Director and Embalmer

Cell: 252-560-5110

Cliff has been with our firm for 15 years and is a licensed Funeral Director, Embalmer and Certified Crematory Technician.

He is currently serving on the Lenoir County Board of Health as Chairman, a member of Ram Neuse Lions Club, Pleasant Hill Masonic Lodge #304, and Lenoir County Shrine Club.

A native of Lenoir County, he has one daughter Katelyn, and is engaged to Cindy Cole of Kinston. He enjoys spending his free time with his family, playing softball and golfing.

Telephone: 1-252-523-3177

Email: howard.carter@suddenlinkmail.com


Briley Taylor

Funeral Director


Email: howard.carter@suddenlinkmail.com


Kendall Taylor

Funeral Director


Email: howard.carter@suddenlinkmail.com


Justin Stroud

Primary Staff


Email: howard.carter@suddenlinkmail.com


Randy Croom

Funeral Attendant



Glen Heath

Funeral Attendant



Sue Hunter

Secretary



Donnie Gray

Funeral Attendant



Raeford Smith

Funeral Attendant



Steve Thompson

Funeral Attendent



local_florist
© 2019 Howard - Carter Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS