Our Valued 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.

  • Gregory W. Hurd

    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 Rotary
    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:
    Altrusa Club
    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.

  • Margaret E Hurd

    Margaret E Hurd Owner

  • Megan Hurd-Cheney

    Megan Hurd-Cheney Funeral Director