Our People

William Waddell is the president of Globe Funeral Chapel and has been a licensed funeral director since 2003. A lifelong resident of the Olive Hill area, he is a 1982 graduate of West Carter High School and has been the majority stockholder of Globe Funeral Chapel since 1998. William and his wife, Viola Markwell Waddell, live in Olive Hill and have two daughters and two sons, Chesla, Kelly, Channing, and Chaston. He is currently serving as Carter County Coroner.

Steven W. Whitt is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. He is an Elliott County High School graduate. He is a vice president and stockholder of Globe Funeral Chapel. Graduating from Mid-America College of Funeral Service in Jeffersonville, Indiana, he received the Bill Pierce Award, which is awarded once to each class for outstanding professionalism and conduct. Steven is married to Chesla, also a licensed funeral director, and they have two sons, Cody and Tommy Joe.

Nathan Eldridge, licensed funeral director has been with the firm since 2005 and became a stockholder and secretary/treasurer of Globe Funeral Chapel in 2014. He is currently serving as Carter County Deputy Coroner. Nathan is very active in the community and his church. He is married to Danni Hall Eldridge and has three children, Tyler, Kelsey, and Gracie.

We value the confidence and trust that the families of this community and surrounding area have placed in us for more than a decade.

Our desire and commitment are to satisfy our families that have chosen to use our establishment, without regard to age, race, sex, creed, ethnic background, religion or financial status. We take great pride in providing the highest quality of service with personal and prompt professionalism.

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