History & Staff

Personalized service options allow you to honor your loved ones in a way that is both meaningful and healing. We hope to provide support and caring while delivering memorial services that celebrate life and help families find the peace they deserve.
If you’re seeking an honorable celebration of life, we invite you to learn more about where we came from, our vision, and the dedicated people behind our work.

Customized Care Since 1994

Loyless Funeral Homes is a full-service, privately-owned funeral home serving families throughout Pasco, Hillsborough, Hernando, Pinellas, and Polk counties. Throughout our history, we have taken great pride in our ability to serve each family with the individual attention and highly personalized services they deserve.

Because we believe families shouldn't have to pay a fortune for the finest funeral care, we also offer affordable prices without sacrificing quality. After all, every life deserves celebrating. We strive to meet the needs of every family by maintaining reasonable pricing while offering a variety of traditional, contemporary, and basic burial or cremation options.

An Incomparable Staff

The Loyless Funeral Homes staff is made up of some of the most compassionate and knowledgeable experts in the funeral industry. Our caring professionals will guide you through every step of the decision-making process and help you create a customized service that reflects your loved one’s unique life. Whether you need help planning an immediate service or require assistance with pre-planning, our superior staff is here for you—and we promise to treat your family like part of ours.

Our Staff’s Dedication to Respectful Care

A funeral, or memorial service, should provide family members and loved ones with the chance to reflect, remember, and celebrate a life well-lived. Our goal is to create exceptional services and experiences that fulfill the wishes of your loved one. Our experienced Funeral Directors provide guidance on the crucial first steps toward healing.

John E. Loyless
Founder / Funeral Director / Embalmer / Certified Life Celebrant



Bud Walsh
Manager/Funeral Director/Embalmer/ Certified Life Celebrant



Anthony Vallejera
Funeral Director/Embalmer/Certified Life Celebrant



Laura Holland
Funeral Director/Certified Life Celebrant



Tesa Morton
Administration



Alissa Mitchell
Administration/Service Attendant



Dottie Nesler
Advance Planning Specialist




Jim Montegny
Facilities Technician



Stan Wilfon
Service Attendant



Tony Meabe
Service Attendant



Jerry DeVault
Service Attendant



Manuel Medina
Service Attendant



Carl Burgner
Service Attendant



Carl Burgner
Service Attendant