875 W. Second Street
Reno, NV 89503
Phone: (775) 323-7189
Fax: (775) 323-1684

Family Care Center Staff


Rick Hearn, Manager
Email: rhearn@funeraltrust.org

Rick joined Walton’s as the manager of the Family Care Center in July of 2010. He is a graduate of the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service and brings more than 22 years of experience in the industry to our company. He holds licenses for funeral directing and embalming in the State of Nevada and Texas.

Rick and his wife, Amy, have four children; Ashley, Caitlin, Tristan and Trace. Rick serves as a volunteer with the St. Vincent’s Food Pantry, enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and being outdoors.

Dave Wells, Embalmer
Email: dwells@funeraltrust.org

Dave Wells was raised in Glendale, CA and attended mortuary school and worked in Southern CA before moving to Reno in 1994 to work for Ross, Burke & Knobel Mortuary.

He has previously served as manager of Ross, Burke & Knobel Mortuary Saprks, and then Albertson Funeral home in Winnemucca before returning back to Walton’s Funerals & Cremations in 1999. In 2004, he transferred to the Family Care Center to focus on the embalming and preparations for the families we serve.

He enjoys spending time with family and friends, bowling, golfing, skiing, motor sports, and recreating at beautiful Lake Tahoe.

Broghan Ellis, Crematory Operator
Email: familycare@funeraltrust.org

Native Nevadan Broghan Ellis has worked in the funeral business since 2013.

She attended UNR and participates actively in the community, when she's not reading, baking, or hanging out with her dog.

Bret Salim, Courier
Email: familycare@funeraltrust.org

Brad Miller, Courier
Email: familycare@funeraltrust.org

Ron Klonicke, Service Help
Email: familycare@funeraltrust.org

Ron has been with Walton's for more than a year, officiating at services, and assisting Funeral Arrangers. Originally from Chicago, he moved to Reno about 12 years ago. He and his wife, Diane, have been married for 42 years, and they have two sons, Ron and Jason, two wonderful daughters-in-law, and three fantastic grandchildren.  

Ron is a Vietnam veteran, a Chaplain for the Washoe County Sheriff's Dept., and a Deacon at Little Flower Church serving the people of Reno.  

James Walker, Service Help
Email: familycare@funeraltrust.org

Ken Whan, Service Help
Email: familycare@funeraltrust.org

Tony Manni, Maintenance
Email: familycare@funeraltrust.org

Dana Reviglio, Family Care Assistant
Email: familycare@funeraltrust.org

Dana Reviglio went through the Walton's shadowing program in May 2013, and now holds her current position as a Family Care Assistant. Her goal is to obtain her embalming license.

"I feel honored and passionate to be able to serve our community and their loved ones," she says.

Dana was born and raised in Reno, graduating from Sparks High School ('89) and Truckee Meadows Community College with an Associate's degree.

She enjoyes crafting, reading, cooking, decorating and, most importantly, raising her three beautiful boys - Angelo, Mateo and Gino.


Josh Lewis, Initial Call Specialist
Email: familycare@funeraltrust.org

Ricki Lounsbury, Service Help
Email: familycare@funeraltrust.org

Jim Smolenski, Embalmer
Email: jsmolenski@funeraltrust.org

Jennifer Crockett, Initial Call Specialist
Email: jcrockett@funeraltrust.org

Jennifer comes to us with degrees in general studies, arts and criminal justice. She is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.

She is the mother of two and step-mother of three.