Our Staff

Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.

Jeff Orwosky

Jeff Orwosky

Owner / Funeral Director

Jeff Orwosky was born and raised in Sulphur Springs. He graduated from Sulphur Springs High School and the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service. He became a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in 1982. He has three sons, Price, Lincoln, and Austin. Jeff is an accomplished Instrument Rated Pilot, Eagle Scout, and is a member of the Sigma Chi Social Fraternity. He enjoys spending time with his family, skiing, flying, and golfing.

Email: orwosky@hotmail.com


Sue Orwosky

Sue Orwosky

Funeral Director

Sue Orwosky is a proud mother of seven. She also has six grandchildren. She moved to Sulphur Springs in 1997 from Omaha, Nebraska and has been a part of Murray-Orwosky since 2000. She loves to cook, entertain, and spend time with her family.


Price Orwosky

Price Orwosky

Funeral Director / Pre-Need Counselor

Price Orwosky, Jeff’s oldest son, is a third generation Funeral Director and Embalmer. A graduate of  Texas Christian University and the  Dallas Institute of Funeral Service, Price has been serving families since 2011. He is an Eagle Scout, a private pilot, and a member of the League Street Church of Christ, Rotary Club of Sulphur Springs, and the Sigma Chi Fraternity.

Email: price.orwosky@yahoo.com


Hesston Taylor

Hesston Taylor

General Manager/ Funeral Director

Hesston Taylor is a Sulphur Springs native.  A graduate of  Dallas Institute of Funeral Service. Hesston has been  involved with Murray-Orwosky since January of 2010. When Hesston isn’t working, he enjoys playing golf and being outdoors.


Jack Orwosky

Jack Orwosky

Funeral Director

Jack Orwosky is a second generation Funeral Director and Embalmer. He was born and raised in the business and became a licensed Mortician in 1989. He has two children and is an avid fisherman.


Louis Wynn Beard

Louis Wynn Beard

Funeral Director

Louis “Wynn” Beard was born in Campbellsville, Kentucky and is a 1981 graduate of Mid-America College of Funeral Service where he was licensed in KY as a Funeral Director and Embalmer in 1981. He was appointed Deputy Coroner of Taylor County where he served until returning to college in 1984. He has a BS Degree in Business and Accounting from Campbellsville University and became a CPA and traveled extensively throughout the US performing audit work for the federal government for over 20 years before returning to funeral service. He is also a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in FL, NC, CO and now TX. 

He relocated to Sulphur Springs in June of 2018 from North Carolina and joined the Murray-Orwosky Family of Funeral Homes.

He enjoys watching Kentucky Basketball, NASCAR, Supercross, riding his Kawasaki KLX and being in the Texas sunshine.




Ronnie Day

Ronnie Day

Cemetery Services / Funeral Director

Ronnie Day grew up in Grand Prairie, Texas and is a graduate of Grand Prairie High School. He began working in the funeral business in Grand Prairie in 1968 for Southland Funeral Home. He attended Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science and graduated in 1971. Ronnie was owner of Totten-Day Funeral Home in Electra, Texas from 1982 to 1989 but his total employment there was from 1979 to 1996. Ronnie and his wife Mary are happy to call Sulphur Springs home. They are members of The First United Methodist Church of Sulphur Springs. They have 2 sons, Brian and Brandon, and a daughter, Lucenda, and 4 grandchildren.


Eve Vavra

Eve Vavra

Director of Funeral Service Operations

Eve Vavra joined the Murray-Orwosky team in January of 2017 and currently serves as Director of Funeral Operations and Advanced Planning Specialist.  Eve brings forth knowledge of the funeral industry having previously worked for International Funeral Associates, a membership organization of independent, family-owned funeral homes throughout North America and as a underwriter for pre-need insurance company. Eve provides administrative support to the funeral directors, as well as caring, compassionate customer service and support to all families she serves.

Email: murrayorwosky@gmail.com


Sharon Price

Sharon Price

Funeral Home Assistant

Sharon Campbell Price has been part of the Murray-Orwosky family since 1997. She was born and raised in Sulphur Springs. Sharon and her husband Larry  have two daughters, Mandi and Kelli and five wonderful grandchildren,, Alex, Andrew, Cason, Catie and Nathan . Sharon enjoys attending the many activities the grandchildren are involved in and in her spare time does a little reading, jigsaw puzzles and  fishing.


Buddy Wiggins

Buddy Wiggins

Funeral Assistant

A native Texan, Buddy hails from Gatesville and he worked for the postal service for 31 years before retiring to Sulphur Springs. Buddy and his wife, Brenda have three daughters.  He is an Elder at League Street Church of Christ, where he teaches adult bible classes. Buddy’s hobbies include golf, traveling and the great outdoors. 


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