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

Wynn is an  experienced Funeral Director/Embalmer holding Funeral Director/Embalmer Licenses in Texas, Kentucky, Florida, North Carolina and a Colorado Certified Mortuary Science Practitioner, a BS Degree in Business Administration, as well as being a  Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner. He began his career in Funeral Service in 1980 and in 1984 continued his education and fulfilled his dream of becoming a CPA. In 2011, he was called back to the funeral industry with a desire to help others as he had done in the past. Wynn enjoys Motorcross in his free time. 




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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