Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.
Owner/Licensed Funeral Service Practitioner
Jeff began his funeral service career with Schrader Funeral Home in 1995 and graduated from Arapahoe Community College with a degree in Mortuary Science. He is a licensed embalmer and funeral director and the previous owner of Jenkins & Newman Funeral Home in Colebrook, New Hampshire. He returned to Cheyenne in August 2009 to purchase Schrader, Aragon & Jacoby Funeral Home with Alex Aragon. In October of 2011, he purchased Jacoby Funeral Home in Rawlins, Wyoming (formerly Carbon County Funeral Home/ Rostad Mortuary), and in October of 2018, he purchased Bustard's Funeral Directors and Crematory in Casper, Wyoming. He and his wife, Wendy (Rabou), currently attend the Cheyenne Hills Church and they have two daughters. He is a member of the Cheyenne Rotary Club and enjoys playing tennis, spending time with his family and traveling.
Managing Director/Licensed Funeral Service Practitioner
Joey joined Bustard’s in 2016. He is the managing director of Bustard's, a licensed funeral service practitioner, and a 1997 graduate of Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science. Joey and his wife, Shayna, have three children and numerous pets. Together they enjoy fishing, hunting, camping and traveling.
Dwight joined Bustard's in 2020. He is a 2011 graduate of the Mt. Hood Funeral Service Education program. Dwight and his wife, Jane raise their daughter, Hazel in the company of a mischievous pug named Brinley.
David is originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico and is a graduate of the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service. He joined Bustard's in October of 2018 as a licensed funeral service practitioner. He and his wife, Beverly, have three grown sons and two beautiful granddaughters. David enjoys music, reading and the company of his family.
Michelle was born in Casper and attended Natrona County High School and Casper College. She is blessed with three children, daughter, Taylor and sons, Austin and Laurence, and one grandson, Roman. She worked for State Farm Insurance Company, Auto/Fire and Special Disaster Claims Division for 21 years before the company moved out of Casper, then she worked in the oilfield industry for five years before joining Bustard’s as an Administrative Assistant in December of 2016. Michelle enjoys working with and helping families.
Aaron has been a part of the Bustard's staff for over six years. He has been helping with funerals and performing cremations as a Certified Crematory Operator. He is also active in maintaining the facilities. He moved to Casper in 2009 and has a seven year old son, Landon. He enjoys all outdoor activities, spending time with friends and family, and being involved in the community.
Funeral Service Assistant/Certified Crematory Operator
Veronica was born and raised in Casper. She attended Natrona County High School and graduated in 2014. She began working at Bustard's in 2017, and she considers the Bustard's staff as her second family and looks forward to what the future may hold. She enjoys hiking, camping, spending time with friends and family, and her dogs.
Beverly joined her husband, David, in funeral service as an administrative assistant at the Jacoby Funeral Home in 2017 after spending many years raising and home educating their three sons. She is currently the Accounting Clerk for all three funeral homes.