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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 and Licensed Funeral Director

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 and loves serving in his home town. 

Courtney graduated from Astronaut High School in 1996, received his Associate's Degree in Funeral Service in 1999 from St. Petersburg College and his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Florida as an old man in 2011.

Courtney is and active member of the Rotary Club of Titusville, Noon Club, and an Assistant Scoutmaster of BSA Troop 370 at St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church. He loves to be active so you may see him early at Workout Anytime, or out on his motorcycles. 


David Ferguson

David Ferguson

Funeral Home Manager and Licensed Funeral Director

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.


Eric Zink

Eric Zink

Licensed Funeral Director - Crematory and Care Center Manager

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 at Ft. Benning, Georgia, Kuwait and South Korea. Following being honorably discharged in 2000, Eric began working in funeral service and then went on to earn his Bachelor’s degree at Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 2004. He has been with North Brevard Funeral Home since 2013.

Eric lives in Titusville with his wife Ashley and four animals. He is a finisher of the 2019 & 2021 New York City Marathon, 2020 Goofy Challenge and 2022 Dopey Challenge. He also enjoys playing chess, riding motorcycles and going on road trips.


Daniel Crumling

Daniel Crumling

Licensed Funeral Director

Daniel is originally from central PA and served in the funeral industry for many years, starting off in a cemetery.  Later attending the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science and obtaining his associated degree in Mortuary Science.  After graduating with his degree he worked serving the community of Camp Hill, PA for a few years before deciding to relocate to the Sunshine State of Florida.  Finally calling Titusville home.  Daniel joined the team at North Brevard Funeral Home in April 2023 and plans continue to serve families and build relationships within the community.  In his free time he enjoys taking time to explore new areas, boating and fishing as well as trips to the beach.  


Shauna Charvet

Shauna Charvet

Administrative Assistant

Shauna has been with North Brevard Funeral Home since summer of 2017. She graduated from Titusville High School and has been interested in serving in a funeral home since she was young. Eager to get started, she met her husband Courtney in the lobby of North Brevard Funeral Home in 1999. 

Shauna assists with phones, record keeping and manages our casket and urn inventory to timely serve our family’s needs. In her free time she is a talented artist.


Vivien Murphy

Vivien Murphy

Office Coordinator, Printing and Video Specialist

Since 2020 Vivien has been serving the community here at North Brevard Funeral Home as an administrative assistant. She is often the first person you will speak to on the phone or person you will see when you walk into the funeral home.  From working on death certificates, making memorial packages to working funerals and doing removals, she has a servants heart and compassion to serve families during their time of need.

Vivien is currently working on her associate’s degree so she can continue her career here at the funeral home and become a licensed funeral director. In her free time she enjoys taking care of her plants, reading, spending time with her dogs and family and working on race cars with her husband Mason. 


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 has two sons, Matthew and Michael. He loves hog hunting and Harleys.


Skip Watson

Skip Watson

Funeral Assistant

Skip Watson is a 34 year veteran of the Armed Forces, serving first in the U.S. Army during Vietnam and then retiring from the U.S. Air Force. He and his wife of 52 years Erika have two children and two grandchildren. He is also a talented trumpet player. Skip started his funeral career with Adams-Perfect Funeral Home in Northfield, New Jersey and has been serving families at North Brevard Funeral Home since 2004. Skip has a passion for funeral service and hopes to serve your family in your time of need. 


Heather Vierk

Heather Vierk

Funeral Assistant

Heather is a graduate of THS and studied at Eastern Florida State and St. Petersburg College in Medical Laboratory and crime Scene Technology. 

She enjoys gardening , mystery novels, movies, books and most of all her daughter Sawyer and her son Anakin. 

Heather has worked at North Brevard Funeral Home since August of 2021 and is active in all parts of business from answering the phones, preparing families' loved one for viewing, and greeting guests at services.  


J.C. Weeks

J.C. Weeks

Funeral Assistant



Jonda Erwin

Jonda Erwin

Office Assistant



Harry Shetler

Harry Shetler

Funeral Assistant



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