About Us

Cremation Services of East Tennessee is family owned and operated by Rick and Shea Long. The Long's have a daughter, Logan, who also helps at the business.

Rick began his work in the funeral industry as a licensed funeral director and embalmer. In 1986, he left the daily funeral home work to begin Long's Grave Digging, eventually becoming Long's Cemetery Maintenance, which services cemeteries and funeral homes throughout Tennessee. He maintains both his funeral director and embalmer licenses with the State of Tennessee.

Shea became a part of the company in 2004. She is a licensed funeral director with the State of Tennessee and has more than 15 years experience in the funeral industry.

For many of us, pets are important members of our families. When your beloved pet passes away, they deserve to be treated with respect and dignity.

Cremation Services of East Tennessee is a state-of-the-art facility with an experienced and compassionate staff ready to assist you during your time of loss.

We aim to give you, the pet owner, peace of mind knowing that the final decisions you make for your pet are the RIGHT ones.

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