Owner –Funeral Director/Embalmer
Jim Sosebee resides in Anderson and is a graduate of South Carolina’s only ABFSE accredited Funeral Service Education program. He is dual-licensed in South Carolina as both a Funeral Director and Embalmer. Jim retired after 32 years of service in the Fire Department serving multiple counties throughout the state. He is also a veteran of the US Army. Jim attends Gethsemane Baptist Temple and has four children and four grandsons.
Rob C. Sosebee
Manager – Funeral Director/Embalmer
Manager – Sosebee Cremation Services
Rob resides in Iva and is the youngest son of Jim Sosebee. Rob is married to Allison Roberts from Simpsonville, SC. Rob graduated with honors from South Carolina’s only ABFSE accredited Funeral Service Education program in 2006. He serves as Manager of both locations, Manager of Sosebee Cremation Services, and is dual-licensed in South Carolina as a Funeral Director and Embalmer.
In his spare time Rob is an avid costumer that participates in many children’s charity events and fundraisers throughout the year.
Billie Sosebee McCarter
Chief Financial Officer – Funeral Director
Manager – South Lawn Memorial Gardens
Billie Sosebee McCarter resides in the Lowndesville Community and is married to Matthew. She is the oldest daughter of Jim Sosebee. A graduate of Dixie High School, she attended Lander University, graduated from Piedmont Technical College Kappa Beta Delta with a A.S. in Business in 2006, Funeral Service Education Certificate in 2010, and her A.A.S. in Funeral Services in 2016. She is a South Carolina Licensed Funeral Director. Billie is also the Manager of South Lawn Memorial Gardens.
Matthew and Billie are members of Midway Baptist Church (Abbeville) and enjoying working with the youth and children. They are Heritage Life Sponsors with the National Wild Turkey Federation and members of the Gamecock Club. Matthew and Billie have one son.
Billie has a passion for the outdoors. She serves on the SC NWTF Board of Directors, as well as enjoys mentoring and volunteering with the organization.
Louise is the youngest daughter of Jim and resides in Fountain Inn, SC. She is continuing her education and pursuing her studies in Funeral Services. She has three boys, Nate, Gabriel and Ian; as well as her k9 companion, a frenchton, Wicket.
In her spare time, she enjoys gaming, playing her guitar, reading and traveling.
Matthew D. McCarter
Matthew is married to Billie and is the son of Roger McCarter of Lowndesville and Jane Hanley of Piedmont. He is a graduate of Calhoun Falls High School and has a degree Building Construction and Industrial Technologies. Matthew is a veteran of the U.S. Military serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Matthew and Billie have been married since 2005, have three dogs, and are members of Midway Baptist Church (Abbeville). Matthew is an avid outdoorsmen who loves to fish, enjoys attending Gamecock Athletics events as well as carpentry in his free time.
He is a member of Masonic Lodge #34, and the Gamecock Club, and a Heritage Life Sponsor with the NWTF.
Billy Ray Whitmire
Billy Ray Whitmire is an important part of the Sosebee Mortuary family. He has been with the company prior to Jim taking ownership in 2006. Billy Ray resides in Starr and is married to Debra Whitmire. He is very active in his church at Middleton Road Baptist as well as in his local community. He is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and enjoys golfing and fishing in his free time. He is a very proud papa and loves to spend time with his three grandchildren and great grandson.
Garrett Hart is a resident of the Level Land Community in Abbeville, SC. He is married to Crystal Brewster Hart and they have two children: Alyssa (Justin) and Austin. He is a new papa G to his granddaughter Ashlyn and his grandson RS.
Garrett is a ordained minister and is the pastor at Little River Baptist Church. He is a graduate of Oakwood Christian School and a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Education from Savannah Valley Bible College. He is currently working on Masters Degree from Covington Theological Seminary. In his free time he enjoys being a papa and golfing.
Dalton is a graduate of Crescent High School. He is a volunteer firefighter at Flat Rock Bowen Fire Department and attends Middleton Road Baptist Church. He loves spending time with his family, and all things outdoors including hunting and fishing.