David Whiddon Jr


David Whiddon, Jr of Gonzales, LA  Owner/ Operator of 1st Call Transport Service, LLC. When David is not working at 1st Call Transport, He loves tailgating, SEC sports (LSU), gardening, and dog lover. David has been in the mortuary service for 5 yrs and really loves working with the families and funeral service providers. David takes his job seriously, and he is a dedicated small business owner. David started the mortuary transport service in 2012 after having conversations with friends whom work in the funeral business. 1st Call Transport’s goal is to provide families with the peace of mind and comfort knowing when we leave with their loved one, that they will be transported with dignity.


Removal Tech Manager

Cassidy Mire is a Gonzales resident who recently graduated from Nicholls State University in Thibodaux. She has earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology. Cassidy is new to the Funeral Service Industry but is very excited to be a part of it. Through her schooling Cassidy has developed skills to assist families in their time of need. Cassidy’s goal is to help families during this difficult time in their lives and assure that all of their needs are met. In her free time Cassidy enjoys watching hockey and collecting antiques.

Joel Zeringue


Joel Zeringue, a native of Louisiana, Joel earned his SSH (Specialist in Safety and Health) from the University of Texas at Arlington. Joel worked in the industrial industry for 33 years. In 2012 he began working with 1st Call Transport Service. Joel says “Being a spouse, father, grandfather, I understand the importance of serving your family and I will extend the same purpose into my profession”. Joel enjoys assisting the families of the decedents as they were his own. He realizes that everyone’s wishes and needs are different and adapts easily to the family’s requests. Providing them with comfort and care at a challenging time in their life, is of most importance to him. International Travel, RVing, SEC Football (tailgating) and NFL Football top off his list of things to do when free time allows.


Removal Tech


Removal Tech


Lives in Denham Springs, La & attends Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service pursuing an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science,

Funeral Directing and Embalming and is a member of their Honor Society. Graduating in June of 2018.

“My main goal is to treat your family member as one of my own & provide them with the utmost respect, dignity, and compassion.”

Samantha Kennedy

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1st Call Mortuary Transport & Cremation Services

P.O. BOX 1584,

Gonzales, LA 70707-1584

Phone. 225-264-6422

Fax. 888-839-1987