Brent moved from South Dakota in 2004 after graduating from Black Hills State University with his Bachelor's degree. After moving to Florida, Brent spent a summer working as a grounds keeper for the cemetery, and in the fall began working in the office while earning his Associates degree from Florida Community College at Jacksonville in Funeral Services. When Brent graduated in December of 2006 with his degree in Funeral Services, he became one of only a limited number of funeral directors to hold a bachelors and associates degree.
Brent, along with his wife and children, is a member of Christ Episcopal Church in Ponte Vedra Beach. He is also a member of the Ponte Vedra Chamber of Commerce. Brent was a founding member of the Ponte Vedra Beach Roteract Club and volunteers his time at the Players Community Senior Center in Ponte Vedra Beach teaching and playing Pinochle.
Patricia A. West is the only woman in Florida to own a Funeral Home, Cremation Center and Cemetery combination. Starting out as an educator, the leap to cemeterian was a huge one, but it was soon proven that service to families at their most urgent time of need was her true calling. Patricia is determined that every grieving family is given the care and consideration they deserve.
Over the years Patricia has been involved in a number of community organizations including the Sunrise Rotary Club of Ponte Vedra and the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce. Along with organizing, sponsoring and hosting “Dreams Come True” benefit auctions at the cemetery. She is actively involved with the Ponte Vedra Chamber of Commerce, the Palm Valley Community Center, the Players Community Senior Center and is a board member for the Ponte Vedra Friends of the Library. Patricia has received many awards for her volunteer work and for her positive representation of women business owners in Florida. Patricia and her husband are also long-time members of the Ponte Vedra Inn and Club.
Jacque is a graduate of Black Hills State University in Spearfish, South Dakota and moved to Ponte Vedra with her family in 2004. She is the niece of Patricia and Tommy West, the owners of Ponte Vedra Valley, and is also the wife of Brent Headrick, Ponte Vedra Valley’s Licensed Funeral Director. Jacque works in the office as the Comptroller, a Cemeterian, and also helps families with purchasing monuments.
Jacque, along with her husband and children, is a member of Christ Episcopal Church in Ponte Vedra Beach. She is also a member of the Ponte Vedra Chamber of Commerce. Jacque also voluntarily teaches a computer class weekly at the Players Community Senior Center in Ponte Vedra Beach. Jacque, along with the help of an amazing group of parents, has started a support group for parents who are suffering the loss of a child. The group is called ‘Parents with Hope’ and more information can be found on Ponte Vedra Valley’s homepage.
Ponte Vedra Valley Family
Owners Tommy and Patricia West with dogs Ruby and Stonewall along with Brent Headrick, Licensed Funeral Director, Jacqueline Headrick, Comptroller, and their children Paige and Hope