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.

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Mark C. Lawson Owner & Licensed Funeral Director

In January, 2011 Gayle O'Neil sold the business in Corbin, Ky to Mark C. Lawson. Mark has over 30 years experience in the Funeral business, including 21 years at O'Neil Funeral Home. Gayle O'Neil continued to be actively involved , and reside at the funeral home until his death on April 18, 2014. Mark's goal is to continue carrying on the O'Neil tradition of the at home feeling that has made families feel welcome and comfortable. Mark, and the friendly staff are here to assure that tradition will continue for years to come. Today, there is increased interest in prearrangement and personalization of funerals. As an independent, locally owned firm, O'Neil-Lawson Funeral Home has the flexibility to meet this special needs of all our families with honesty in business and dignified, compassionate service. Our standard of excellence, begun more than eighty-four years ago, is alive today under the direction of Mark C. Lawson and his staff, and will be the foundation of our service in the future.

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Austin C. Rose Kentucky Level II Funeral Director & Emablmer acrose1600@gmail.com

Austin C. Rose is a Kentucky Level II Funeral Director & Embalmer and has been with O'Neil-lawson Funeral Home since October 2019.  Austin was born December 10th, 1997, in Dayton, Ohio he is formerly of Kettering, Ohio. He and his family moved back to Williamsburg to be with his grandparents Bill (Pete) and Rucella Rose. He is the oldest son of Charles (Chuck) and Michelle Rose. Austin is a 2016 graduate of Whitley County High School, where he served as an FFA officer and many other extra ciricular activities. Austin has four siblings; Lauren (Johnathan) Troutman, Caleb (Brandy) Rose, and Savanna (Matthew) Powers. Austin is an 10 year member of the Patterson Creek Volunteer Fire Department and is also a Kentucky Colonel. In his free time Austin enjoys being with family and friends, and spend a large majority of his time with his seven nieces an nephews; Ellie, Jaxon, Lillie, Allie, Waylon, Paisley, and Noah. He enjoyings fishing, hiking, camping and other outside activites. He attends Still Water Baptist church of Fariston, KY and is a member of Northridge Freewill Baptist Church of Dayton, Ohio. Austin is currently in School working toward a bachelors degree in Applied Mortuary Science to obtain his Kentucky Embalmers license and will take the Kentucky Funeral Director's board exam in May of 2022. In September of 2021 Austin was voted The Best of The Best Funeral Director Assistant by the tri-County (Knox, Whitley, Laurel county's)

 

 

Austin finds it to be an honor and privilege to serve the community along with the staff of O’Neil-Lawson Funeral Home. 

 
 

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Glenn Baker Funeral Service Assistant

 

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Gayle W. O'Neil In Memory May 21, 1925 - April 18, 2014

Mark C. Lawson

Owner & Licensed Funeral Director
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In January, 2011 Gayle O'Neil sold the business in Corbin, Ky to Mark C. Lawson. Mark has over 30 years experience in the Funeral business, including 21 years at O'Neil Funeral Home. Gayle O'Neil continued to be actively involved , and reside at the funeral home until his death on April 18, 2014. Mark's goal is to continue carrying on the O'Neil tradition of the at home feeling that has made families feel welcome and comfortable. Mark, and the friendly staff are here to assure that tradition will continue for years to come. Today, there is increased interest in prearrangement and personalization of funerals. As an independent, locally owned firm, O'Neil-Lawson Funeral Home has the flexibility to meet this special needs of all our families with honesty in business and dignified, compassionate service. Our standard of excellence, begun more than eighty-four years ago, is alive today under the direction of Mark C. Lawson and his staff, and will be the foundation of our service in the future.

Austin C. Rose

Kentucky Level II Funeral Director & Emablmer
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Austin C. Rose is a Kentucky Level II Funeral Director & Embalmer and has been with O'Neil-lawson Funeral Home since October 2019.  Austin was born December 10th, 1997, in Dayton, Ohio he is formerly of Kettering, Ohio. He and his family moved back to Williamsburg to be with his grandparents Bill (Pete) and Rucella Rose. He is the oldest son of Charles (Chuck) and Michelle Rose. Austin is a 2016 graduate of Whitley County High School, where he served as an FFA officer and many other extra ciricular activities. Austin has four siblings; Lauren (Johnathan) Troutman, Caleb (Brandy) Rose, and Savanna (Matthew) Powers. Austin is an 10 year member of the Patterson Creek Volunteer Fire Department and is also a Kentucky Colonel. In his free time Austin enjoys being with family and friends, and spend a large majority of his time with his seven nieces an nephews; Ellie, Jaxon, Lillie, Allie, Waylon, Paisley, and Noah. He enjoyings fishing, hiking, camping and other outside activites. He attends Still Water Baptist church of Fariston, KY and is a member of Northridge Freewill Baptist Church of Dayton, Ohio. Austin is currently in School working toward a bachelors degree in Applied Mortuary Science to obtain his Kentucky Embalmers license and will take the Kentucky Funeral Director's board exam in May of 2022. In September of 2021 Austin was voted The Best of The Best Funeral Director Assistant by the tri-County (Knox, Whitley, Laurel county's)

 

 

Austin finds it to be an honor and privilege to serve the community along with the staff of O’Neil-Lawson Funeral Home. 

 
 

Glenn Baker

Funeral Service Assistant
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Gayle W. O'Neil

In Memory May 21, 1925 - April 18, 2014
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