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Founder (In Memoriam)
James was born next-door to the Old San Buenaventura Mission, but most of his adult years were spent in Oxnard, CA. He studied mortuary science in New York in 1934, and later opened the beautiful James A. Reardon Funeral Home that is still in operation today. He was an active member and P.E.R. of the Oxnard BPOE Elks, Lodge 1443, Oxnard Rotary Club and the Knights of Columbus. Mr. Reardon passed away April 14, 2007.
State of California Licensed Embalmer #2396
Managing Owner (In Memoriam)
David was born and raised in Port Hueneme and is a graduate of both Hueneme High School and Cypress College of Mortuary Science. He was married to his wife of 28 years, Stacey, and was the father of nine children: six boys and three girls. David served the families of Ventura County for almost 40 years in the Funeral Industry. Working in parts of both Southern California and Oregon, David worked as a Funeral Director, Embalmer and was a general manager for numerous locations spanning across Ventura and Oxnard until he saw his dream of owning a funeral home come true in 2010. He was also a member of the Lions Club, Elks club and was a Past President of the Oxnard Rotary Club.
David knew how important it was to offer quality services at affordable prices, and instilled that same philosophy in his children. Sadly, he passed away on September 4, 2012 due to many health issues, but his legacy of great service to others will carry on.
State of California Licensed Funeral Director #115
State of California Licensed Embalmer #7211
Managing Funeral Director FDR#3755
Office Manager /Funeral Director FDR 4743 / Prearrangement Counselor CA Lic # 0H35269
Cody was born in Corona, CA. but has been a lifelong resident of Ventura County. He is a graduate of Buena High School, a graduate of American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service and happily married to his wife Susie with 3 children. Cody is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Cody has served both Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties since 2010 in the Funeral Industry. Under the tutelage of David Tipton, Cody learned all techniques needed in mortuary management and funeral arrangements becoming the Operations Manager 2014.
Funeral Director FDR 4743
CA Funeral Insurance License #: 0H35269
Service Director (In Memoriam)
He was born in Hannibal, Mo. but he lived in Ventura County for the last 60 years of his life. He was an army engineer from 1939 thru 1945, he was discharged as a First Sergeant in Oct. 1945 after serving 2 1/2 years in the South Pacific during WWII as well as serving in Alaska, New Guinea, Netherlands East Indies, Leyte, Mindoro and Luzon Island in the Philippines. Allen was a member of Knights of Columbus, Kiwanis Club, Santa Clara Catholic Church and New Life Community Church in Oxnard.
Allen joined the funeral industry in 1994 and worked up until he was diagnosed with lung cancer which forced him into retirement at the age of 90. Allen was dedicated to all the families he helped while int he funeral industry and many would remember him by his trademark Bowler Hat that we would always be wearing. He is truly missed.