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Funeral Home Owner Brent Shehorn Wins August Sich Casket Giveaway

SICH CASKET has announced the winner of its monthly “Year of the Funeral Director” casket giveaway for August. The winner, Brent Shehorn, is the owner of Lake Shore Funeral Home in Waco, Texas.

Shehorn will receive the Sich 18-gauge steel “Morion” casket (Sich model #HJ16), which features a black exterior with natural brush finish and white crepe interior. Delivery is provided by Wise Products in Honey Grove, Texas.

Shehorn has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer in Texas since 1991. He served a number of Texas funeral homes as funeral director, embalmer and restorative artist before opening his own 16,000 square-foot funeral home in 2008.

He is the fifth person to win a Sich casket as part of the monthly giveaway, following Howie VanRensselaer of VanRensselaer & Son Funeral Home in Randolph, New York; Daryl R. Berry of Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home in Campbellsville, Kentucky; Todd Schrag of Roper and Sons Funeral Home in Lincoln, Nebraska; and Todd Howell of Woodfin Funeral Chapels in Murfreesboro and Smyrna, Tennessee.

The next Sich casket giveaway drawing will be held at the end of September. To learn more about the monthly drawing and to enter, visit or Participants need only enter one time to be registered for all the drawings throughout the balance of the year.

Sich Casket Company is a pioneer of the Chinese casket industry. In just 10 years the company has grown from a small family-run furniture factory to a significant international manufacturer of wood and metal caskets and a leading Chinese supplier of caskets in North America. With more than 250 models and styles of solid hardwood, wood veneer and metal caskets, Sich caskets are sold through a distributor network serving funeral homes throughout the United States and Canada. For more information, visit

Posted Sept. 13, 2017


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