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.


Trent Rex

Trent Rex

Funeral Director/ Pre-need Counselor

A Texan native hailing from The Woodlands, Trent has spent his life in Texas with his family, building friendships from West Texas to South Texas.  A  graduate of the Dallas Institute of Funeral Services, Trent also has two additional Associates Degrees and is currently working on his Bachelor's in Biology at Tarleton University. Trent enjoys hiking and fishing during his free time and serving his community.  


Jerome Wilkerson

Jerome Wilkerson

Funeral Director/Pre-Need Counselor

Jerome R. Wilkerson is a 3rd Generation Funeral Director whose grandfather established their family funeral home at Brady, Texas in 1902. Jerome expanded the business by buying out a competitor, starting a monument production plant, and regional pre-need funeral company. He was very active in his church, civic affairs, and President of the West Texas Funeral Directors Association. He came out of retirement to move to Sulphur Springs and assist Murray-Orwosky full-time in their day to day operations.


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.


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 a membership organization of independent, family-owned funeral homes throughout North America and as a underwriter for a pre-need insurance company.  She is also a fluent french speaker.  Eve provides caring, compassionate customer service and support to all families she serves.

Email: murrayorwosky@gmail.com


Jose Gonzalez

Jose Gonzalez

Family Care Coordinator

Jose serves as a family care coordinator, facilitating many different details of a funeral service. Jose strives to ease the burden a family experiences after a loss and assist the funeral directors in providing comfort and unmatchable personal service.  You might see him around spending his time with his family and as our concierge at our funeral home.Jose also offers translation service for our spanish speaking clients. 


Sharon Price

Sharon Price

Funeral Assistant and Night Attendant

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. 


Murray Orwosky

Murray Orwosky

Therapy Dog in Training

Born September of 2019, Murray  was chosen from his litter to serve as Therapy Dog.  He passed his first phase of testing and is working on his skills to become  Certified .  Murray is a Labradoodle and serves as a comfort to all who visit our funeral home.  He is extremely friendly and loves people, yet exudes a very gentle and calming presence. 


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