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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 and his wife Kalli, & Dalton and his wife Hannah, and six grandchildren, Gradie Layne , Helton Avery, William David, Emery Kaylynn, Decyln James, and Jaxon John Lee. He is a member of Christ Community Church in West Paducah where he serves as a board member & teacher. David enjoys working with and 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 camping.

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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 Eatmon

Katie Eatmon

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 boyfriend 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 / Preneed Counselor / Apprentice Funeral Director

Jennifer has been serving the families of Lindsey since 2013. She serves as our administrative assistant at the funeral home. 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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Don Pitt

Don Pitt

Crematory Manager

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.  


Emily Coles

Emily Coles

Family Services Director

Emily is our family services director and an apprentice funeral director. She resides in Mayfield, Kentucky. In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with her two boys, (Hudson and Rylan) going to football games with her husband, (Ronnie) and finding new home improvement projects. As the family services director she assists families with planning and financing meaningful funeral arrangements in advance. In addition to pre-planning she helps our families after their loved one has passed away. As our family’s experience grief and loss, she can provide them with aftercare booklets, continued grief support and act as a support system while they navigate the bereavement. Her favorite part of her job is getting to know families in the community on a personal level and finding ways to help them.

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Emily Rudesill

Emily Rudesill

Receptionist



Zach Tinsley

Zach Tinsley

Funeral Assistant

Zach is a native of Marion, KY., graduating high school from Crittenden County High School. He is a current student of John A. Gupton College of Nashville. He has five years of working in the funeral industry, and has worked with many culturally diverse groups in planning their particular needs of their faith. Zach is planning on a 2021 graduation from college and obtaining his license to practice this profession.  when Zach is not at work, he enjoys being involved in the community and helping those in need.  


Josh Cartwright

Josh Cartwright

Crematory Operator/ Greeter

Josh is a long-time resident of Paducah. He has two dogs, Meadow and Taco. In his free time, he enjoys playing the guitar. When he is not at work you will often catch him outdoors grilling or shooting firearms. 


Barry Perkins

Barry Perkins

Greeter

Barry works part-time as an assistant to the staff of funeral directors here at Lindsey Funeral Home. Barry has served as music minister for many churches in the Paducah area over the years. He and his wife, Linda reside in Reidland.  Barry also serves as Minister of Music at Zion's Cause Baptist Church in Benton, KY.


Linda Perkins

Linda Perkins

Greeter / Housekeeper

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.


Randy Wilson

Randy Wilson

Funeral Director/Embalmer/Grave Digger

Randy loves spending time outside. He's the owner and operator Century Vault Company. Randy has many years of funeral service experience. 


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