Rea Funeral Chapel


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Our Story

Brad & Sarah Rea

Brad Rea is a Missouri licensed funeral director and embalmer, graduating from the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service in 1990. He has served the Sedalia area for nearly 30 years. 

Brad is a member of the Sedalia Noonday Optimist Club, board member of the Sedalia Senior Center, member of the Sedalia area Chamber of Commerce, where he served as an Ambassador, and an elder of Lifepointe Church, Sedalia.

Sarah Rea (Broyles) is the office manager and co-owner of Rea Funeral Chapel. 

Sarah is also a member of Lifepointe Church, Sedalia where she is very active in the music and children’s ministries. She is frequently involved in community service events and mission projects.

Sarah and Brad have three children, Andrea, Trevor and Cooper. 

The Reas opened their doors at Rea Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services in September of 2009. 

Our Staff

Dan Hankins

Dan is a Missouri licensed funeral director and preneed agent. He also maintains a Missouri life insurance license.

He is an ordained minister and is the staff chaplain. He also serves as the pastor of Antioch Baptist Church near Green Ridge, MO. Dan and his wife Ruth have three children, Caleb, Samuel, and Lucas.

Eddie Saltgaver

Eddie is a funeral attendant and assists in various areas at the funeral home.

He serves on the Smithton, MO city council and he and his wife Joyce attend Life Pointe Church.

Jaquay Buckner

Jaquay is a 2020 graduate of the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service with a degree in Mortuary Science. 

He is in the process of gaining his Missouri Funeral Director/Embalmer license and sits on the board for the Sedalia Young Professionals as the secretary. 

Cooper Rea

Cooper is a funeral attendant and assists in various areas at the funeral home.

Cooper is a 2020 graduate of Smith-Cotton High School. He plans to attend State Fair Community College and then pursue a degree in marine biology. 

Valerie Glenn

Valerie is the receptionist and assists with the preparation of services. Valerie enjoys spending time with her two daughters Chloe and Claire.

Dylan Wolfe

Dylan Wolfe is a preneed specialist and maintains a Missouri life insurance license. 

He specializes in helping families prearrange funerals and implement insurance plans. He was recently deployed to Iraq with the Missouri Army National Guard.


1001 S Limit Ave.

Sedalia, MO 65301

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