Owner Robert Sinclair also serves as a funeral director and embalmer, and has been associated with the funeral business for nearly fifty years. Born in 1949, he became the youngest licensed EMT in Pennsylvania and West Virginia at age 16, when funeral homes also seved as ambulance sevices. He attended Fishburn Military Academy, Allegeny College, the University of Cincinnati, and the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He became licensed in 1976, and was associated with two small funeral homes. During that time, he also worked for Aurora Casket Company. He holds licenses in North Carolina, Maryland and Pennsylvania. In 1996, he started Davie Funeral Service in Mocksville, and aquired Mackie-Gentry Funeral Home in 2000 which now operates as Mackie-Sinclair-Hawkins Funeral & Crematory Service. A chapel was opened in East Bend in 2014. In 2015, he acquired Reavis Funeral Home of Statesville, and in 2016, he opened Davie Burial & Cremation Service of Lexington. He now owns the four funeral homes with his wife, Sue. He and Sue have two grown children, David and Emily, and two grandchildren, Bailey and Branden.
Owner Sue Sinclair also serves as an administrator. She graduated with honors in Funeral Service Education from Fayetteville Tech in May of 2006. She is married to Bob, and they have two grown children, Emily and David, and two granchildren, Branden and Bailey.
Licensed Funeral Director/Manager
Doug retired from a career in banking in 2013. He was a banker with Security Bank in Mocksville during the 1990s prior to being transferred as a result of a bank merger. He ended his banking career in Fayetteville, NC, but before retirement, he completed the NC Funeral Director program at Fayetteville Technical Community College and graduated with honors. Immediately after retirement from banking, he completed his apprenticeship with Davie Funeral Service and fulfilled a lifelong goal of becoming a Licensed Funeral Director. His wife, Lynda, has also recently graduated with honors from Fayetteville Tech with a degree in Funeral Service. They have two grown children, Winston and Amanda, and a grandson, Brannon. Doug serves as manager of Reavis Funeral Home of Statesville and continues to serve with the other locations as well.