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Staff members of The J. M. Dunbar Funeral Home & Crematory are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique. Personal requests and family traditions are of the utmost importance to our staff of licensed funeral directors.

Our Team

Jimmie Dunbar

Funeral Home Director

Email: jdunbar@jmdunbar.com
Phone: 864-587-7777

Jimmie Dunbar is a fourth-generation Funeral Home Director. In 2001, Jimmie purchased the former Landford-Pollard Funeral Home in Roebuck and established J.M. Dunbar Funeral Home and Crematory. Born and raised in Spartanburg, SC, Jimmie attended the Spartanburg Day School and graduated from Spartanburg High School (where he played football all four years). Jimmie and his wife, Becky, have three children: Becca, Mac and Pate. Continuing the long-standing Dunbar family tradition, both Mac and Pate work part-time at Dunbar Funeral Home. Jimmie is a member of the Downtown Rotary Club and he served as a board member of Mobile Meals of Spartanburg.

John Jarvis

Funeral Home Director

Email: jjarvis@jmdunbar.com
Phone: 864-587-7777

John Jarvis is a licensed Funeral Director who has worked in the industry for over ten years. He is a member of Faith Baptist Church in Taylors, SC. He and his wife, Cindy, have one daughter and two sons. Currently living in Greenville, John has been employed with Dunbar Funeral Home for four years. He graduated from Pillsbury Baptist Bible College and received his degree in funeral service from Piedmont Technical College.

Jim Reppart

Funeral Home Director

Email: jreppart@jmdunbar.com
Phone: 864-587-7777

Jim Reppart is a licensed Funeral Home Director with twenty-eight years of experience in the funeral home industry. Originally from Lancaster, SC, Jim graduated from Lancaster High School. He also received degrees from North Greenville University, The College of Oceaneering, and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Jim is currently pastor of Gateway Community Church in Laurens. He and his wife, Marie, have four children.

Alicia Turner

Office Manager

Email: aburrell@jmdunbar.com
Phone: 864-587-7777

Alicia Burrell Turner is the Office Manager for Dunbar Funeral Home. Alicia grew up in the Cannons Campground community where she attended Cannons Campground United Methodist Church. She is married to Chris Turner and they have one daughter, Eden. Alicia graduated from Broome High School and Spartanburg Community College. She is currently attending Piedmont Technical College to obtain her Funeral Service degree.