AJ started his career in law enforcement and working part-time at a funeral home. As a police officer AJ served as State President and National Vice President of non-profit police youth organization (PAL).
In 1986 he entered funeral service full time and became nationally known in the industry for writing articles and speaking to several organizations about his progressive ideas about funeral service. Having served various leadership roles in Pilot Mountain/Surry County including past chairman of United Way, past vice chairman for Habit for Humanity, past president of the Pilot Mountain Merchants Association. AJ currently serves as vice chairman for the town planning and zoning board.
AJ is a licensed funeral director and embalmer in North Carolina, Virginia, Florida & Texas. His expertise in funeral service has led him to become appointed to serve on several national committees in funeral service organizations. In his career he has guided and served thousands of families during their time of need.
Daniel Sexton was born in Roanoke VA to Marlena Sexton and Bobby Thompson. He is a 2008 graduate of Carroll County High School in Hillsville, Virginia. He is obtaining his Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Liberty University and will graduate in May of 2020. He will start his Master’s degree in August. Daniel is also a volunteer with the American Red Cross of Virginia. He also works part time at the Tru By Hilton. Daniel started in the funeral service in 2016. He has been with Huff Funeral Home since 2020.