Meet Our Staff

Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services.

We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.

Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 321-269-9222 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.

Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.


Courtney Charvet

Courtney Charvet

Managing Partner

Courtney started his career at North Brevard Funeral Home in 1997 and worked here for most of his adult life. He has worked as manager, funeral director, and pre-planning specialist at several Central Florida funeral homes and cemeteries. He returned to North Brevard Funeral Home and Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in May 2015 and is glad to be home.

Courtney received his Associate's Degree in Funeral Service in 1999 from St. Petersburg College and his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Florida in 2011.

Courtney is a volunteer actor at Titusville Playhouse, Inc. He also serves on several committees at the Rotary Club of Titusville Noon Club. He is active with Cub Scout Pack #370.

David Ferguson

David Ferguson

Funeral Home Manager

David started his funeral career at North Brevard Funeral Home in 1992. In November 2013, David was chosen as Manager of the North Brevard Funeral Home team. He is a lifelong resident of Brevard County.

He is a graduate of Astronaut High School and St. Petersburg College, where he completed his Mortuary Science Degree in 1997.

David, his wife Ruth and daughter Shelby are members of the First Baptist Church of Aurantia. He is the Past President and a charter member of the Sunrise Kiwanis Club of Titusville, a 32nd Degree Master Mason, and a member of the Gateway Masonic Lodge #384 F.& A.M.

David currently serves as a Board Member for the Jess Parrish Medical Foundation and for Hospice of St. Francis.

Jimmie Prevatt

Jimmie Prevatt

Licensed Funeral Director/Founder

Jimmie was born and raised in Palatka, Florida and has been a licensed Funeral Director since 1961. Mr. Prevatt started as the first manager, and then owner, of North Brevard Funeral Home
in 1973 and continues to serve families at the same facility nearly 40 years later.

Prior to North Brevard Funeral Home, Jimmie was the owner of the Prevatt Funeral Home in Port St. Joe, Florida and also the assistant manager of the Garden Chapel Funeral Home in Orlando, Florida. After Lamar Hudgins joined Jimmie at North Brevard in 1979, they purchased the beautiful Oaklawn Memorial Park in Titusville, where both locations are still jointly operated to this day.

During his ongoing 53 years in the funeral profession, Jimmie has been an active member in many Titusville community organizations and in both the First Baptist Church of Titusville, and St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church.

For the past 32 years, Jimmie has been on the Board of Directors of The St. Francis Hospice.

Travel is one of his favorite activities. He and his wife Nancie have visited all 50 States, and are active with three RV Clubs.

Lamar Hudgins

Lamar Hudgins

Licensed Funeral Director

Lamar entered funeral service in 1958 in Palatka, Florida and moved to enter into partnership with Jimmie Prevatt at North Brevard Funeral Home in Titusville in 1979.

Lamar has always been active in many Titusville civic affairs, including serving on the Board of Directors for the Titusville Chamber of Commerce and the Titusville Rotary Club. Lamar is also a longtime member of the Park Avenue Baptist Church in Titusville.

Jay Feagan

Jay Feagan

Grounds Superintendent

Jay started a part-time maintenance position at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in 1993. In 1996, He became the Grounds Superintendent of Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, with over 28 developed acres of cemetery property under his direct responsibility. Because of his hard work and dedication, Jay was selected as the Oaklawn and North Brevard Funeral Home Employee of the Year for 2011.

Jay's dedication and hard work over the years since has enabled Oaklawn Memorial Gardens to become a beautiful and serene cemetery location, while at the same time providing all families service excellence with any type of burial, entombment or cremated remains interment desired.

Jay married his wife Karen in 1999, and they have two sons, Matthew and Michael.
Jay is a member of Gateway #384 F&A.M. in Mims, a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite, and a Shriner.

Eric Zink

Eric Zink

Licensed Funeral Director - Crematory and Care Center Manager

Originally from Ohio, Eric has been serving families in one form or another since 1993. He became the first teen volunteer at Alliance Community Hospital, Alliance, Ohio to reach 1000 hours of volunteer service. He would then go on to serve our country in the U.S. Army for three years, spending time in Ft. Benning, Georgia, Kuwait and South Korea. Following being honorably discharged in 2000, Eric began working in funeral service and then went on to graduate from Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 2003. He is now a licensed funeral director/embalmer in Ohio and Florida and has been with North Brevard Funeral Home since 2013.

Eric lives in Titusville with his wife Ashley and dog Jaxson. He enjoys playing chess and being part of the Space Coast Chess Club, riding motorcycles, being active in the motorcycle community, traveling and football.

D'Arcy A. Nardone II

D'Arcy A. Nardone II

Funeral Director

D'Arcy has been with us since October of 1985. D'Arcy is an Assistant Pastor at Spirit Fire Church and a member of the Sons of the American Legion, American Legion Riders Chapter 1, and the Apollo Motorcycle Club.

Margaret Dunham

Margaret Dunham

Funeral Home Administrative Assistant



David Agee

David Agee

Ambassador

David has been an integral part of the team at North Brevard Funeral Home since 2003. You may see David serving families in the evenings during visitations or assisting the funeral directors with a celebration of life.

Paul  Jimenez

Paul Jimenez

Funeral Assistant

Paul has worked with North Brevard Funeral Home for over 15 years. You will find Paul assisting families here on the weekends and evenings. During the week, he works for his family's company, Certified Plumbing.

Jay Hartman

Jay Hartman

Funeral Assistant

Jay has been with the team here since the summer of 2009. You may find Jay assisting with with celebrations in the daytime or serving our client families in the evenings.

Ashley Zink

Ashley Zink

Funeral Assistant

Ashley has been a part of the team at North Brevard since 2013.

Ray Johnson

Ray Johnson

Ambassador

Ray Johnson pastored at First Baptist Church of Titusville for 33 years. You will see Pastor Ray attending to our guests in the evening visitation and celebrations of life. He has three adult children and seven grandchildren.

Clifford Williams III

Clifford Williams III

Family Service Manager & Funeral Director

Husband, Father, Grandfather. Cliff started his career in funeral service in 1968 in Cocoa, Florida and has spent most of his 48 years of service right here as a Funeral Director and our Family Service Manager. He and his wife Linda like to spend time driving down back roads and making time for little weekend getaways. Family gatherings with his four daughters their husbands and 12 grandchildren are huge, loud and wonderful. He says he does most of the cooking but doesn’t do the dishes.

Cliff spends most of his working time telling the Pre-Planning Story. He says putting one's house in order is the kindest thing one can do. This is his purpose for what he does. This is how he thinks, “We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.”

Veronica Pratt

Veronica Pratt

Cemetery Administrative Assistant

Veronica Pratt is a lifelong resident of Brevard County, graduating from Titusville High School in 1989. She started her career with us as a part time assistant in May 2013. Within three months, she became the full-time Administrative Assistant for Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, leading her to be awarded employee of the year in 2014.

Veronica married her high school sweetheart Mike, and they have two children, Lukas and Skylar, and we can’t forget about her two Basset hounds, Maddy and Rosco.

Veronica has been a volunteer for Toys for Tots for three years. She is a member of Smile Angel Foundation and attends the Grove Church.

Gary  Jewell

Gary Jewell

Family Service Couselor

Gary has lived in Brevard County since he was six months old. Gary was married to his late wife, Leanne, for 28 years. Gary was in the newspaper business for 26 years. Helping families with their funeral and cemetery needs has been his "second career" for the past seven years. Gary currently lives on Merritt Island with his dog J.D. and plays golf every chance that he gets.

Ed Manzano

Ed Manzano

Funeral Assistant

Ed joined the team in November 2015. You may see Ed assisting on a Celebration of Life or serving a family after hours. Ed is a retired veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

Stan Sickmeier

Stan Sickmeier

Cemetery Groundskeeper, Interment Specialist

Stan joined the team at Oaklawn in November 2015. You may see him maintaining the grounds or assisting with services at the cemetery.

Jared Humphries

Jared Humphries

Ambassador

Jay joined the team at North Brevard Funeral Home in October 2015. You may see Jared assisting with a Celebration of Life on the weekends or serving families after hours during the week.

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