Rudd Funeral Home

Rudd Funeral Home Staff

Staff members of Rudd and Rogers & Taylor Funeral Homes are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of utmost importance to our staff of licensed funeral directors.

Joe Rudd

Joe Rudd

Owner/Director

Joe was born and raised in the Garland area. He attended Bridgerland ATC where he received a Building Construction certificate. He also attended Utah State University. Joe, his brother, Mike, and his father, Ross, have run several farms over the past 20 years. After deciding that farming would not provide his family the security he wanted, Joe worked for Thiokol/ATK before spending the last three years in the funeral industry. Most recently Joe graduated from Arapahoe Community College, in Littleton, Colorado, earning a Mortuary Science degree. Joe is currently licensed to handle the pre planning portion of the funeral business along with being the only licensed funeral director at Rudd Funeral Home.
Joe is anxious to provide the highest quality in funeral service. “This is a service that I can perform for the community and be that outside voice of comfort during very emotional times,” says Joe. 

Cell: 435-279-4089

Telephone: 1-435-257-5050

Email: ruddfuneralhome@frontiernet.net


Rachell Rudd

Boss/Owner

Rachell was born and raised in the Tremonton area. She is the daughter of John and Dawn Shaw. Rachell is very active in her children's lives and loves being a mother. Rachell is a graduate of Weber State University with a degree in nursing and is a Registered Nurse working at the Bear River Valley Hospital as a surgical nurse. 

Telephone: 1-435-257-5050


Brent C. Layton

Brent C. Layton

Family Service Counselor- Advanced Funeral Planning

Brent is our Family Service Counselor, providing Advanced Funeral Planning and our After Care Service. He believes that the key to great service comes from listening first, then designing a program that meets your unique needs.

Brent has earned degrees in Business and Communications from Weber State University and Utah State University. He has been involved in service and sales for more than 30 years. 

Telephone: 1-435-279-5723

Email: blayton.ruddfuneralhome@gmail.com


Josh Rudd

Funeral Director



Brandon Nessen

Funeral Director



Earland Smith

Visitation Staff



Kraig Anderson

Kraig Anderson

Apprentice

Kraig has received his funeral service intern license from the State of Utah and is currently working for Rudd Funeral Home in Garland. After high school he attended college in Provo and worked for Berg Mortuary under the direction of Kerry Petersen formerly of Tremonton. During his internship at Rudd Funeral Home he will finish his degree in Mortuary Science from Arapahoe Community College in Colorado. Kraig was born and raised in the BR Valley graduating from Bear River High School, he is married to Carol Anderson of East Garland, they have four children and seven grandchildren. Kraig invites anyone with questions regarding funeral plans, funeral services, or the after care services available at Rudd Funeral Home to contact him. He can be reached through Rudd Funeral Home at 257-5050 or at his home at 458-3350. 

Telephone: 1-435-257-5050


Kaitlyn Rudd

Office/Cleaner



Chelsea Rudd

Cleaner



Steve Jensen

Visitation Staff



Jeff Kent

Visitation Staff



Dawn Shaw

Secretary



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