|Chad Vice, a life long Oklahoman and Funeral Director, began his career in funeral service at the age of 14.
Chad was born and raised in Western Oklahoma, graduating from Cordell High School in 1987. He immediately enrolled in the Mortuary Science Program at the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service in Dallas, Texas, obtaining an Associates Degree in Mortuary Science in 1989. Chad continued his education, enrolling at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, Oklahoma, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Accounting in 1993.
After graduating from college, Chad remained in Western Oklahoma, where he was employed with Lee Funeral Homes, a position he began at age 14.
In April of 1995, Chad was randomly selected to report to duty to assist in there covery efforts of the Alfred P. Murrah Building bombing in Oklahoma City. While serving in Oklahoma City, Chad's affiliation with other funeral service professionals led him to a career opportunity with a large funeral service company.
Chad assumed responsibility of Oklahoma City's largest funeral home and cemetery operation in 1997 and continued to lead the business for the next 13 years, before purchasing Havenbrook Funeral Home in 2010.
He has served on numerous board and leadership roles, both locally and nationally. Chad enjoys spending time with his family, reading and traveling. He and his family are members of the McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church of Norman.
Chad is joined in the family operated business with his wife, Jennifer and their two daughters.