About Springfield Mortuary Service, Inc.
Springfield Mortuary Service was founded in 1961 and is one of the oldest mortuary services in the four state area.
Family Owned & Operated Since 1987
Brian Simmons purchased the firm in 1987. He, along with his wife, Sue, and daughter, Jennifer, have operated it since. During their ownership the firm has been located in three different locations. The current location was built in 2004 and is state of the art for embalming and cremation.
Career in Funeral Service
Brian Simmons began his career in funeral service while in high school in 1961with the exception of four years service in the US Navy; he has worked in this field continually since then. He is Cum Laude graduate of the Kentucky School of Mortuary Science and a licensed funeral director and embalmer in both Missouri and Arkansas.
Seasoned Professional Staff
Sue Simmons and Jennifer Simmons are both licensed funeral directors and handle the day-to-day business end of things. Assisting the Simmons family is an excellent staff of experienced funeral professionals.
and a Stellar Reputation
At the time the Simmons’ purchased the business, it was small and under equipped, handling about 250 cases annually. Today, the firm has grown to a modern, well equipped facility handling 2600 cases annually. In addition to removals and embalming, the service has an onsite crematory, refrigeration facilities, is a known shipper for most major airlines and is an agent for all of the major medical research companies.
Funeral directors have come to rely on Springfield Mortuary Service, not only for domestic shipment of human remains but also depend on our expertise in international shipment as well.