Our Licensed Funeral Directors
J. Raymond Shannon, L. F. D.
Born and Raised in Bradenton
Graduate of Manatee High School Class of 1972
Graduate of the former Miami-Dade Community College with an
Associate of Science Degree in Funeral Service.
Over 40 years of experience in Funeral Service,
Florida Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer since 1974.
Member and Past President of the Manatee County 100 Club,
Retired from the Bradenton Police Department,
Inspector with the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office,
Member of First Presbyterian Church of Bradenton,
Active supporter of the Manatee High School Army J.R.O.T.C. Program
William A. Hutchings, L.F.D.
Born in Orlando, Florida.
Graduate of De Land High School Class of 1981, De Land, Florida
Graduate of Mid-America College of Funeral Service, Class of 1983,
with an Associate of Science Degree in Funeral Service.
Over 30 years of experience in Funeral Service,
Florida Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer since 1986.
15 years of service at Shannon Funeral Home.
Licensed Florida Life Insurance Agent for over 20 years.
Florida Notary for over 20 years
Member of the Florida Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association
Volunteer with the Manatee County Neglected Cemetery Ad Hoc Task Force.
Member of the First Baptist Church of Bradenton.
Member of the Circle of Success Chapter of B.N.I.
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