Having the funeral home on the cemetery grounds provides our families the best service possible because everything can be arranged at one convenient location. I am the manager at Luginbuel Funeral Home, let me help you when you need it the most.
Joe Faulkner began his career in the Funeral Industry after serving 17 years in the United States Air Force as a Flight Engineer on C-141 and C-5 aircraft. He joined Luginbuel Funeral Home in Vinita in 1993 and was licensed in April 1996 after attending the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service. Initially Joe worked at Reed-Culver Funeral Home in Tahlequah, Oklahoma before moving to Benjamin Funeral Home, Nowata, in 2003. In November of 2017 he returned to Vinita to become the General Manager of Luginbuel Funeral Homes Inc. Joe has considered his service to his country and service to others through some of their most difficult times in their lives as a calling. His desire is to make all families feel that he is a part of their family as they work through the task of caring for their loved one that has passed.
Joe married Marsha Marie Morris on January 11, 1975 and has three children, Joey, Jennifer, and David. He is also a proud grandfather of 8 grandchildren and enjoys any time he can spend with them. He also enjoys spending time on his boat at Grand Lake, relaxing, and enjoying life.
Rhonda is a funeral home administrator at Luginbuel Funeral Home of Vinita, OK as well as our Luginbuel South Grand Lake Funeral Home in Langley, OK. She had been with Luginbuel since February of 2015. She has two brothers (one a twin) and a sister. She was born and raised in Welch, OK, where she graduated in 1986. She is married to Rowdy Davenport.
She is the mother of 5 children Christopher, Douglas, Casey and a two deceased children Darren & Ashley along with two step-children Shai & Dakota. She has 8 grandboys and 1 granddaughter. She is the daughter of the late Ronnie Armstrong of Welch, OK, and Judy Hood of Welch, OK. Rhonda came to us after working for Grand Gateway EDA as an Administrative Assistant.
Rhonda is very active in her community and loves spending time with her grandchildren and going to all their sporting and activity events.