Our staff's commitment to you

Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief.

Boultinghouse and Youngblood Chapel Staff

Thayer Family: Evan, Layla, Kendall, and Kramer



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Evan G. Thayer Funeral Director

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Robert Luttrell Funeral Director

   Rob Luttrell, a native of Oakland City, Indiana, began his career in the funeral service industry after earning his degree in mortuary science at Vincennes University in 2000.  He finds fulfillment in helping families through a difficult time and is always striving to give them a lasting memory of their loved one.

   Rob is a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church in Rockport.  He is also a member of the Sons of the American Legion and the Indiana Funeral Directors Association.  When not serving families, he enjoys sports, racing, travel, and roller coasters.

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Laura Harris Office Manager

   Laura Harris came to Boultinghouse Funeral Home in February 2017 to serve as Office Manager.  She is a graduate of South Spencer High School and has worked 20+ years in the banking industry, most recently as a QC Auditor for a large mortgage company.  She is very detail oriented and enjoys working with the families that we serve at the funeral home.  

   Laura has lived in Rockport most of her life.  She is the daughter of Rod and Faye McBride, and the late Marie McBride.  Laura is married to Jeff Harris and they have two children, Nolan and Delaney.

   Laura and her family are members of The Gospel Mission Church in Rockport.  Laura is a member of the worship team at church and works with the VBS program each year.  She and her husband, Jeff, are the leaders of the South Spencer 4-H Club.  Laura also has a successful crochet business, loves dogs (especially her fur babies, Rebel and Benny), and coffee.

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Pastor Carl Jones Funeral Associate

   Carl Jones is a funeral associate at Boultinghouse Funeral Home.  He is a graduate of South Spencer High School and is also a retired member of Laborers Local 561, having retired after 34 years of service.  He has been the pastor at Bakers Creek Baptist Church in Eureka, Indiana for the past 23 years.

   Carl and his wife Elaine, have been married for 33 years.  They have two children, Jonathan and Jason, and a daughter-in-law, Heather, who is married to Jonathan.

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Doug Patmore Funeral Associate

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Richard Barnett and Judy Barnett Maintenance/Housekeeping

   Richard Barnett is the maintenance provider at Boultinghouse Funeral Home.  He is a retired sheet metal worker, having worked 37 years in the industry.  He is a Tennessee native, but moved to the Rockport area in the early 1980's.  He has 3 children.

   Judy Barnett is the housekeeping provider at the funeral home.  She retired from Daviess County Hospital after 16 years of service.  Judy is a native of Ellettsville, Indiana, moving to the Rockport area in 1969.  She has 2 children.

   Richard and Judy enjoy gardening and yard work in their spare time.  They also enjoy trips to Gatlinburg and their little Pekingese, Ginger.  Richard is also a skilled woodworker.  Richard and Judy agree that their jobs with the funeral home are a good fit for someone retired.  

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Caleb Holbrook Funeral Associate

Evan G. Thayer

Funeral Director
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Robert Luttrell

Funeral Director
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   Rob Luttrell, a native of Oakland City, Indiana, began his career in the funeral service industry after earning his degree in mortuary science at Vincennes University in 2000.  He finds fulfillment in helping families through a difficult time and is always striving to give them a lasting memory of their loved one.

   Rob is a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church in Rockport.  He is also a member of the Sons of the American Legion and the Indiana Funeral Directors Association.  When not serving families, he enjoys sports, racing, travel, and roller coasters.

Laura Harris

Office Manager
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   Laura Harris came to Boultinghouse Funeral Home in February 2017 to serve as Office Manager.  She is a graduate of South Spencer High School and has worked 20+ years in the banking industry, most recently as a QC Auditor for a large mortgage company.  She is very detail oriented and enjoys working with the families that we serve at the funeral home.  

   Laura has lived in Rockport most of her life.  She is the daughter of Rod and Faye McBride, and the late Marie McBride.  Laura is married to Jeff Harris and they have two children, Nolan and Delaney.

   Laura and her family are members of The Gospel Mission Church in Rockport.  Laura is a member of the worship team at church and works with the VBS program each year.  She and her husband, Jeff, are the leaders of the South Spencer 4-H Club.  Laura also has a successful crochet business, loves dogs (especially her fur babies, Rebel and Benny), and coffee.

Pastor Carl Jones

Funeral Associate
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   Carl Jones is a funeral associate at Boultinghouse Funeral Home.  He is a graduate of South Spencer High School and is also a retired member of Laborers Local 561, having retired after 34 years of service.  He has been the pastor at Bakers Creek Baptist Church in Eureka, Indiana for the past 23 years.

   Carl and his wife Elaine, have been married for 33 years.  They have two children, Jonathan and Jason, and a daughter-in-law, Heather, who is married to Jonathan.

Doug Patmore

Funeral Associate
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Richard Barnett and Judy Barnett

Maintenance/Housekeeping
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   Richard Barnett is the maintenance provider at Boultinghouse Funeral Home.  He is a retired sheet metal worker, having worked 37 years in the industry.  He is a Tennessee native, but moved to the Rockport area in the early 1980's.  He has 3 children.

   Judy Barnett is the housekeeping provider at the funeral home.  She retired from Daviess County Hospital after 16 years of service.  Judy is a native of Ellettsville, Indiana, moving to the Rockport area in 1969.  She has 2 children.

   Richard and Judy enjoy gardening and yard work in their spare time.  They also enjoy trips to Gatlinburg and their little Pekingese, Ginger.  Richard is also a skilled woodworker.  Richard and Judy agree that their jobs with the funeral home are a good fit for someone retired.  

Caleb Holbrook

Funeral Associate
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