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North Brevard Funeral Home and Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Titusville, FL.

Meet Our Staff - Titusville, FL

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 and Shauna Charvet

Courtney and Shauna Charvet

Managing Partner and Office Administrator

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. 

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 families needs. In her free time she is a talented artist.


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 at The Grove Church, Workout Anytime, or out on his motorcycles. 


David Ferguson

David Ferguson

Funeral Home Manager and 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 bird, Crispy. He enjoys playing chess, riding motorcycles, going on road trips and training for half and full marathons. He is a finisher of the 2019 & 2021 New York City Marathon, 2020 Goofy Challenge and 2022 Dopey Challenge.


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.”

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.

Vivien Murphy

Vivien Murphy

Office Coordinator, Printing and Video Specialist



Skip Watson

Skip Watson

Funeral Assistant



Alex Hightower

Alex Hightower

Funeral Assistant/ Crematory Operator



Heather Vierk

Heather Vierk

Funeral Assistant



J.C. Weeks

J.C. Weeks

Funeral Assistant



Jonda Erwin

Jonda Erwin

Office Assistant



Harry Shetler

Harry Shetler

Funeral Assistant



Contact Us

North Brevard Funeral Home
|
1450 Norwood Avenue
| Titusville, FL 32796
|
Tel: 321-269-9222
| Directions
Oaklawn Memorial Gardens
|
2116 Garden Street
| Titusville, FL 32796
|
Tel: 321-267-8751
| Directions

You are welcome to call us any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance. Or, visit our funeral home in person at your convenience.

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