Our Staff

​Our dedicated and supportive staff are here to guide you through this difficult journey. We take pride in doing our absolute best to ensure your needs are met.


H.M. Hank Forbes Jr., Owner/Funeral Director

Hank first started his funeral industry career at the age of 14, working after school at Henderson Funeral Home in his hometown of Crawfordville, Florida. After high school, he spent three years in the US Army before deciding that he would go to mortuary college. In 1990 Hank graduated from Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science in Atlanta. Since, he has worked for corporate owned and independently owned funeral homes. Hank's love of the funeral service comes from caring for and helping families in their time of need. He makes every effort to treat each individual family with the dignity and respect he would expect his own family to recieve.
Hank and his wife Dana have a son Hawke, and are members of Christian Fellowship Temple in Macclenny. Hank also has two daughters, Amy and Jillian, and a granddaughter, Baylee and grandson Braylon.

Dana Forbes, Office Manager and Funeral Assistant

Hawke Forbes, Funeral Assistant


Keith Mobley, Operations Manager/Funeral Associate

Keith Mobley is a lifelong resident of Lake City. After graduating from Columbia High School, he served twelve years in the Florida Army National Guard and has been employed by the Lake City Fire Department for the past thirty two years. Keith has been involved in the Lake City funeral industry for many years, as it is his desire to serve families in their time of need. He regularly participates with the United Way and other organizations. Keith and his wife Alice have seven children and eight grandchildren.

Beverly Gainey Wilford, Funeral Assistant

Richard Fish, Funeral Assistant

Richard Fish is a native of Baker County, Florida and a 1971 graduate of Baker County High School. Richard retired in 2009 after working for the US Postal Service as a rural letter carrier for 33 ½ years. He has been a bi-vocational pastor for the past 30 years. He married the love of his life Ms. Pam Altman Fish in 1974 and together they have 3 beautiful daughters: Marie, Laura & Ida and have been blessed with 6 beautiful grandchildren. He is a member of First Baptist Church of Glen St. Mary and enjoys going on the mission trips to Honduras and India. He spends his free time tending to his cattle and his tree farm. He enjoys serving and working with people and
is an asset to or staff.