John David Friend
Owner/Funeral Director/Monument Representative
John David Friend has lived continuously in Lincoln County since he married Mary Benton Friend on November 8, 2008. As a young child, he grew up in the Pond Community of Kings Mountain, where his father was minister of Pond Baptist Church. John David’s funeral service career began in 2004, where he worked at Ramsey-Young Funeral Home in Lancaster. In December 2009, he obtained his Funeral Director’s license. He also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business & Marketing Education, and a Master of Arts Degree in Education Administration. John David’s family, in addition to his wife, includes his three beautiful daughters, Jesse Elizabeth, Ella Reese, and Logan Suzann; parents, Johnny Dale & Joyce Rogers Friend of Lancaster; and sister, Perri Ann Friend of Lancaster. John David is a member of Grace Fellowship Church in Stanford, and is a member of the Worship Praise Team. He currently serves as Past Chairperson of the Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, is a member of the Stanford Lions Club, where he currently serves as Treasurer, is a member of the Lincoln County Historical Society, where he serves as Co-Treasurer, a member of the Logan's Fort Foundation Board, is a member of the Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital Auxiliary, and is a Gideon for the Stanford Camp of Gideon's International. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, landscaping, and watching UK Basketball games.