History & Staff
We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.
Weber-Hurd Funeral Home. For over 150 years the residents of Chillicothe and the surrounding communities have trusted the Weber Family to care for then in their time of need. The tradition of trust continues with Greg and Margaret Hurd in 2002.
Cumerford-Hurd Funeral Home. In July of 2007 Gregory and Margaret Hurd purchased the historic Clugston Funeral Home, more recently known as Cumerford Endsley Diggle Funeral Home located at 428 West McClure Avenue Peoria. The funeral home has a long history in Peoria since 1893, starting at 708 Main Street in Peoria as Cumerford & Clark Grocery Store. Since the purchase of the funeral home by Greg and Margaret, it has been undergoing many good changes, such as remodeling, work ethics and affordable prices for client families.
Our Valued Staff
Gregory W. Hurd, Owner/Funeral Director
Gregory is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. He graduated from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois in 1984 with an Associate Degree in Mortuary Science.
Greg worked for the State of Illinois as a Correctional Officer, working at Hill Correctional Center, Galesburg, IL and Corrections Training Academy, Springfield, IL.
Greg and his wife Margaret then purchased the Weber Funeral Home in Chillicothe, IL since April of 2000. Greg and his wife have owned and operated the funeral home since then.
They are members or involved in:
Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce
Peoria Chamber Business After Hours
Pack the Place
Creve Coeur Club of Peoria
Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce
Claude Ellen Days
Chillicothe Corn Fest
Chillicothe Business After Hours
Chillicothe Relay for Life
Greg is involved in:
Chillicothe Optimist Club
IVC Kiwanis Club
IVC School Foundation
Chillicothe Lions Club
George Washington Masonic Lodge
Mohammed Shriners Bartonville
Valley of Peoria Scottish Rite
Margaret is involved in:
Chillicothe Sanitation Board
Chillicothe City Board of Appeals
Pearce Community Foundation Board
Greg is also has been a member of the fire service service for more than 25 years. He has been a member of the Chillicothe Fire Department for the past 10 years. He currently is the Chief Training Officer with duties that consists of training, grants, reports and investigations. On the fire ground he is a sector chief along with the other chiefs.