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Our Staff


Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.

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David Godfrey

David Godfrey

Managing Partner

David, Manager, and licensed Funeral Director, is a native of Trenton, New Jersey, and has resided in the Paducah area since 1976. He joined the staff at Lindsey Funeral Home in the early part of 2013. He graduated in 1982 from Crittenden County High School in Marion, Ky. and obtained an Associates Degree in Theology from the International Bible School of Theology in Norris City, Illinois, and is an ordained Minister. He currently lives in West Paducah with his wife, Sherry. He has five sons, Larry and his wife Kendra, Jason & his wife Casandra, Austin & his wife Breanna, Carson, & Dalton and his wife Hannah, and eight grandchildren, Gradie Layne , Helton Avery, William David, Emery Kaylynn, Decyln , Jaxon, Theo and Scarlett. He is a member of Christ Community Church in West Paducah where he serves as a board member, Deacon & teacher & is a member of the Paducah Kiwanis Club. David enjoys working with and especially serving people as he has spent the last 30 years in the retail industry. His favorite pastimes are spending time with his family & church family, auction hunting, and working on his 1965 Plymouth Fury.

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Brandon Heine

Brandon Heine

Funeral Director

Brandon is a licensed funeral director and resides in Metropolis, IL. He is married to Jennifer Heine, who is the office manager of Lindsey Funeral Home. Together they have one son named, Evan. They are active members of Waldo Baptist Church in Metropolis where they serve in the children and youth departments. He is actively involved with the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce and the Paducah Kiwanis Club. One of his favorites quotes is “People don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care”.  It is his goal that each family that walks through the door of Lindsey Funeral Home leaves knowing how much he cares for them and their family. 

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Gregory R. Woodruff

Gregory R. Woodruff

Funeral Director / Embalmer/ Crematory Assistant

Greg, a native of Madisonville, KY, has been licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director Kentucky since 1983. With over 37 years experience serving families in Western KY. "I consider this a ministry and calling, not just a job. I wanted to be a funeral director since I was 12 years old when my father and grandfather died 6 months apart."   Greg is former board secretary for Western Kentucky Regional Mental Health/Mental Retardation Board Inc. now known as Four Rivers Behavior Health, representing his county of residence.   Greg is  member of Paducah Downtown Kiwanis and enjoys making new friends and business connections. Greg is married to his sweetheart,  Jeannie and they have 2 adult children Alexis and Scotty. They are members of Southland Baptist Temple, where he serves on Security Team.  In his free time he enjoys spending time with family and friends and watching U.K. Basketball; building small electronics ; collecting historic funeral home memorabilia from our area.  "I am blessed to serve families who call Lindsey as their funeral home. 

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Katie Capen

Katie Capen

Funeral Director/Embalmer

Katie is an alumnus of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where she graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Mortuary Science and Funeral Service. She resides in Benton, Kentucky with her Husband Morgan, their dog Greg, and two cats, Callie and Koda. Katie is from Olive Branch Illinois and attended Egyptian High School in Tamms where she graduated as a salutatorian. In her free time, Katie enjoys attending rock concerts with friends, barbeques and bonfires with family, and hikes with her dog. She is always eager to be a shoulder to lean on.

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Jennifer Heine

Jennifer Heine

Office Manager/Funeral Director/Preneed Counselor

Jennifer has been serving the families of Lindsey since 2013. She serves as the Office Manager at the funeral home.  Jennifer also is a Licensed Funeral Director and has her insurance license for preneeds. She is the first smiling face you see when you walk through our front door. She has a son named Evan who was born in 2014. In her spare time she enjoys working in her church and spending time with her husband, who is a licensed funeral director at Lindsey's. She counts it an honor to serve families during their greatest time of need.

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Mike Steele

Mike Steele

Family Service Director

Mike is a native of Paducah, he lives with his wife Debbie in Redland and together they have 7 children, 14 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.  He has 40 plus years locally in the retail auto industry as well as the former owner of Steele Electronics and CB Center with his dad, Woodrow Steele.  Mike is an active member of the Paducah Seventh Day Adventist Church, and also a member of the West Kentucky Gospel Music Association, where he is active with several local church as a fill in Music Minister, Special Music, and fund raising.  Mike is also the President of the Volunteers in Police Services for the Paducah Police Department. 

He is now working in the industry that he started out to do when he graduated High School, but circumstances took him in a different direction.  Currently he is studying funeral Services with the Stratford Institute.  Mike considers it a blessing to be able to serve and care for the families of our community through Lindsey’s Funeral Home. 

His free time consists of enjoying going to Antique Stores, Flea Markets, and collecting antique local advertising items, and of course karaoke.   


Tina Wright

Tina Wright

Receptionist


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Barry Perkins

Barry Perkins

Greeter/Transporter

Barry works part time as a Funeral Assistant to the staff of funeral directors at Lindsey Funeral Home, Smith Funeral Chapel and Cremation Society of Paducah. He is a native of Louisville, KY, but has resided in the Paducah area since 1979. Barry joined our team in 2014 and has been an important part of our success ever since. Barry graduated Mid-Continent University in 1987, where he earned a Bachelor of Religious Education degree. He is an ordained Southern Baptist minister, and is the Minister of Music at Zion’s Cause Baptist Church in Benton, KY. He currently lives in Reidland, KY with his wife Linda. They have three daughters and seven grandchildren. 
 


Linda Perkins

Linda Perkins

Greeter

Linda is the wife of Barry Perkins. They reside in Reidland. She spends most of her free time with her grandchildren or helping out at Zion's Cause Baptist Church where her husband is the minister of music. 


Sue Witt

Sue Witt

Greeter

Sue was a longtime resident of Metropolis, IL who now resides in West Paducah. She's an active member of World Harvest Church and enjoys spending time with her family.


Cricket Hodges

Cricket Hodges

Greeter



Don Pitt

Don Pitt

Crematory Operator

Don manages the Cremation Society of Paducah, our wholly owned crematory operation. He is a Certified Retort Operator and has extensive experience in the field of cremation and crematory operations, pet cremations, and other areas of the death care industry.  


Michael Oliver

Michael Oliver

Greeter/Crematory Operator/Transporter

Michael comes here from Livingston County. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoys playing the piano and the great outdoors. He works full time at Livingston County High School and part time for Lindsey Funeral Home and Smith Funeral Chapel. But, most of the time you’ll find home at our Cremation Society of Paducah location where he serves as a cremation operator. 


BJ Fern

BJ Fern

Crematory Operator

BJ resides in Livingston County. She is retired from Livingston County 

School District and EMT/FF. Her hobbies include, crocheting and NASCAR. 


Larry Thistlewood

Larry Thistlewood

Crematory Operator



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