- About Us
Each of the staff members at Starbuck Funeral Home is committed to providing your family with the finest in personal end-of-life care. For years, it’s been comforting for families to know that we are available to help at any time of the day or night. Our funeral home staff is made up on certified professionals with years of experience in the funeral and cremation industries. We are confident that we will be able to serve your needs and work with you to create a quality funeral service for a reasonable price.
We pride ourselves on being a community funeral home. That means our staff treats each family that we serve as one of our own. From the first call all the way through the time we serve, we understand the grief and emotion that a family is experiencing and dedicate ourselves to providing an unmatched level of caring and understanding to make the experience as comfortable as possible. We go the extra mile to pay tribute to your loved one in a dignified and respectful way.
Owner/Funeral Director and Embalmer
Max was born and raised in San Angelo, Texas. He graduated from San Angelo Central High in May 2005, Angelo State University in May 2009 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and member of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity, and Dallas Institute of Funeral Service in November 2010 with an Associates Degree in Mortuary Science and member of Pi Sigma Eta Honor Fraternity.
From an early age, Max felt the calling of being a funeral director and began job shadowing his uncle. He continued the family legacy by becoming the third generation funeral director and embalmer.
Max is married to Misty and they have two sons, Devan and Zayne. He enjoys hunting, fishing, golf, and spending time on their farm.
Misty was born and raised in Big Spring, Texas. She graduating from Big Spring High School May 2004 and Angelo State University in May 2009 with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Minor in Criminal Justice.
She worked for an Endodontist in San Angelo for four years as a receptionist and dental assistant before moving to the Abilene area. Once in Abilene, she was a scheduling coordinator for Dr. Sivley and Dr. Toogood for a year. Then in January 2016, the opportunity arose to work along side her husband, Max, in his dream of owning and operating a funeral home. She is grateful to provide support not only to her husband but also to the families they serve.
Misty enjoys spending time with family, arts and crafts, rock hunting, fishing, and gardening.
Avery was raised in Merkel and graduated from Merkel High in May 2018. She decided in High School to pursue a career in funeral service and is currently attending Dallas Institute of Funeral Services Online while working towards her license. She looks forward to serving the community she was raised in. Avery also attends Calvary Baptist Church and active in the youth ministry.