As a fourth-generation funeral professional, he has a personal history of over 33 years of experience caring for families during some of their darkest times. His credo has always been to treat the families he is privileged to assist the way he would like his family cared for during their times of need.
A native and resident of Poquoson, graduate of Christopher Newport University, and 1989 graduate of Gupton Jones College of Mortuary Science in Atlanta, GA, he has always called the Peninsula area home. Vernon and his wife Pam have been married since 1984.
Besides being active in Trinity United Methodist Church in Poquoson and its music department, other hobbies include golf, furniture refinishing and the therapeutic work caring for his yard.