Staff members of Hillsman-Hix Funeral Home 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.
J. Bradford Hix
Funeral Director, Owner
Jim has been a licensed funeral director since 1974. He is a Vietnam veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard and is a graduate of the American Academy of Funeral Service. Jim is a former President of the Rotary Club of New City, New York and Past President of the Amelia Ruritan Club having serviced two terms. In addition, he is the Past President of the Central District Funeral Directors Association, Past President of the Amelia County Business Association and is active in Good Samaritan Catholic Church in Amelia.
Anthony has been a licensed funeral director since 2002. He is a graduate of Amelia Academy, Hampden Sydney College, and John Tyler Community College Mortuary Program. He is a past President of the Central District Funeral Directors' Association.
Carol M. Hix
Carol has been a licensed funeral director since 1998. She is a graduate of Kean College, Montclair State College, and John Tyler Community College Mortuary Program. In addition to being a funeral director, she manages Hillsman-Hix Florist. Carol is a Past President of the Amelia Garden Club and the Amelia County Business Association She currently serves on the Board of James L. Hamner Library and is also active in Good Samaritan Catholic Church in Amelia.
Jennifer is currently enrolled in the Mortuary Program at John Tyler Community College. She is a graduate of Randolph-Macon Woman's College and Averett University. Jennifer taught high school mathematics for nine years.
Kenneth has served Hillsman-Hix for over 15 years. He and his wife Shirley are members of Arbor Baptist Church. Kenneth is a charter member of the Amelia Emergency Squad and has served with the Squad for over 43 years. He is retired from the Virginia Dept. of Transportation.
Bill Rhudy is our Preneed Director assisting individuals and families in prearranging their services. Originally from upstate New York, Bill graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelors degree in history and a masters degree in college administration. He attended and graduated from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 2005 and is a licensed funeral director in Virginia.