Rob's Corner

March 2023

March 16th, 2023|0 Comments

Hello Association Members, Spring is coming quickly, and the 2023 Legislative Session has come to an end.  Legislatively our profession had only a few bills that would influence us.  HB 2006 will divide the DHHR [...]

January 10th, 2023|0 Comments

Join Us! Mid Winter Advocacy Summit Meeting  February 8, 2023  Charleston Marriott Town Center  9am to 5pm  125 for WVFDCOA Members Legislative Reception to Follow at 7pm  Association and Legislative Updates  Fire Extinguisher Training  Workplace [...]

2023 Annual Convention

October 29th, 2022|0 Comments

Join us in June of 2023 at the newest venue in town! June 5-6, 2023 WVFDCOA Annual Convention Charleston, WV Host Hotel: Charleston Marriott Town Center Vendors! You don’t want to miss this exhibit hall! [...]

June 26th, 2022|0 Comments

Hello Association Members, Welcome to the second half of 2022!!!  We have all been through a lot over the last couple of years. Covid and all the extra loss, pain and work associated with a [...]

December Association Updates

December 1st, 2021|0 Comments

Happy Holiday Season Everyone!!  As everything becomes more hectic in our lives this time of year, it becomes even more busy around your Association office as well. As everyone knows the E.D.R.S. (DAVE system) has [...]

Certified Crematory Operators Class

December 1st, 2021|0 Comments

The WVFDCOA will be hosting a Certified Crematory Operators Course on February 2, 2022 at the WV Funeral Directors and Crematory Operators Association’s office conference room. This class will be from 8am to 5pm. Lunch [...]

About Rob

Robert C. Kimes, CFSP, CCO, is a fourth generation funeral director licensed in West Virginia and North Carolina. He has worked in funeral service for nearly thirty-five years including his families business, corporate funeral service, and has owned and operated his own funeral home. Rob is a United States Air Force Veteran with a Bachelor’s Degree from West Virginia University, and an Associates Degree from Mid-America College of Mortuary Science. Rob has been the Executive Director of the WV Funeral Directors and Crematory Operators Association since 2011.