Randall L. Weagley, CFSP
Randy has been a funeral director and embalmer since 1987. He joined the Bast-Stauffer Funeral Firm in May, 2009 after having previously served for 7 years as the President of Joseph Gawler’s Sons Funeral Directors, Inc. in Washington, DC.
Randy is a native of Hagerstown and a 1984 graduate of North Hagerstown High School. Following high school, he earned his Business Degree at Hagerstown Community College. Randy continued his professional funeral service studies and earned his degree in Baltimore, Maryland. Randy also holds the proud distinction of participation in the Dale Carnegie Studies Programs.
Serving for 10 years as the Manager of a funeral firm in Laurel, Maryland, Randy was an active community member. He served as President of the Laurel Lions Club and further was Zone Chairman and an active participant with the Lions of District 22-C. He also was active with the Baltimore-Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce having risen to service as the Chairman of the Board. Mr. Weagley has maintained active ties to various Hospice organizations in Maryland, the American Cancer Society and also served on the Board of Directors for the Sibley Hospital Senior Association Widowed Persons Service in Washington, DC.
Randy spent 11 years serving in various management positions with a funeral company based from Houston, Texas. In the Maryland and Washington, DC Divisions, Randy worked as Area Vice President with direct management responsibilities for as many as 22 individual funeral homes and cemeteries. In 2002, Randy was promoted to the position of President at Joseph Gawler’s Sons, Inc. Holding distinction for 158 years, Joseph Gawler’s Sons, Inc. is often referred to as the funeral home of the presidents. Gawler's has also been the chosen funeral home for many other notable individuals in the Nation’s Capitol, such as Congressional Representatives and Senators, Members of the Supreme Court, State Officials, Cabinets Members, Senior Foreign Dignitaries and other known business leaders.
Mr. Weagley’s Professional Accreditations include professional mortuary licensure in the State of Maryland, the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia. Randy is certified as a Funeral Service Practitioner through the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice.