Our Staff

The staff of Oxley Heard Funeral Directors strives to make each funeral a respectful, fulfilling experience that meets the unique desires of each family. The caring associates at Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors have been serving the community for many years.  Please feel free to contact any of us, we’re always here to help.

 

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JOHN H. HEARD

John H. Heard, Licensed Funeral Director, Florida & Georgia.  A native of Moultrie, Ga. and resident of Fernandina Beach, Fl., he is a 1969 graduate of Texas College of Mortuary Science in Dallas, Tx.  Mr. Heard has been serving families at Oxley-Heard since 1974.

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KYLE ADKINS

Kyle Adkins, licensed as a funeral director in Florida, is a native and resident of Folkston, Georgia. Kyle is a 1980 graduate of Georgia Southern College and a 1991 graduate of Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science and as a third generation funeral director, he has spent much of his life in funeral service. Kyle is married to the former Kathy Carter of Folkston and they have two daughters and five grandchildren. He has served families at Oxley-Heard since 2015.

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ROBERT C. SMITH

Robert C. Smith, Licensed Funeral Director, Florida. Mr. Smith is a life long resident and native of Fernandina Beach, FL He is a 1976 graduate of Miami Dade School of Mortuary Science. He is married to the former Barbara J Vaughn of Fernandina Beach and they have three children and five grandsons. Mr. Smith has served families at Oxley-Heard since 1989.

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JACOB D. MCKINNEY

Jacob D. Mckinney, Accounts Manager Mr. McKinney is a native of Fernandina Beach and a 1991 graduate of Fernandina Beach High School. He has been serving families at Oxley-Heard since 2013

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MARY PARKER WOOD

Mary Parker Wood, Insurance Administrator. Is a native of Jacksonville, FL and resident of Fernandina Beach, FL.  She attended Florida State College in Jacksonville, Fl. Ms. Wood has been serving families at Oxley-Heard since 2010.

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SUSAN M. MELOGY

Susan M. Melogy, Vital Records and Insurance Manager.   She is a native of Bangor, Me. and a resident of Fernandina Beach, Fl.  She attended Santa Rosa Junior College in Santa Rosa, Ca. Ms. Melogy has been serving families at Oxley-Heard since 2005.

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TOM WOLESHIN

Tom Woleshin, Assistant Funeral Director is a  native of Jacksonville, Mr. Woleshin is a graduate of Andrew Jackson High School, and has been a resident of Fernandina Beach for over 40 years. He has been serving families at Oxley-Heard since 2011.

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DOUGLAS MOORE

Douglas Moore, Assistant Funeral Director, was raised in Coral Springs, Florida and has been a resident of Fernandina Beach, Florida since 2013.  He has been serving families at Oxley-Heard since 2016

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MARY MOORE

Mary Moore, Assistant Funeral Director, was raised in Neptune Beach, FL. and has been a resident of Fernandina Beach since 2005.  She is married to Douglas S. Moore.  Mrs. Moore has been serving families at Oxley-Heard since 2010.

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JIM BRYANT

Jim Bryant, Assistant Funeral Director, is a lifelong resident of Fernandina Beach, Florida and a graduate of Fernandina Beach High School.  He has one son and has been serving families at Oxley-Heard since 2020.

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AMY LEE

Amy Lee, Assistant Funeral Director, is a native of Jacksonville and resident of Yulee, Florida.  Amy is a graduate of the Funeral Services Program at FSCJ in December 2020.  She is married to Jeremy Lee and they have two daughters.  She has been serving families at Oxley-Heard since 2020.