It's very rewarding work. There's a lot of variety I can sit here and do books, write checks, wash cars, garden, embalm. That's what makes it interesting.
The ones that stand out are the young kids that don't get a shot at life. When you're 85 or 90, you've already had a shot, but those that are 5 or 17 or 18 don't. That affects us, too. You can't have it not affect you and be in the business.
My first funeral job was mowing grass at funeral homes. ... I needed gas money. I got to drive around in a hearse. I wasn't afraid.