Ryan N. Strickland, Sr.
Funeral Director / Pre-Need Agent / Notary Public
Ryan N. Strickland, Sr., was born in Coffeyville, Kansas, and later relocated to Grandview, Missouri when he was eight years old. He graduated from Grandview Senior High School in 1998 and attended Longview Community College.
Ryan began his career with Serenity Funeral Home in 2015. He began as a contracted musician for Serenity, and later became a Funeral Assistant. While working as a Funeral Assistant, he was seeking to do more in the community regarding funeral service, and serving families in Kansas City and the surrounding areas. He became an Apprentice Funeral Director. During his time as an apprentice, Ryan was able to serve grieving families all over the area.
Ryan did not attend mortuary school, but was able to study independently for the Missouri required State Laws and Arts Exams. He successfully passed the Missouri Law Examination in 2021 and the Missouri Arts Examination in 2022, and is now serving as a Licensed Funeral Director, Preneed Agent Funeral Director, and also serves as the State Secretary of The Missouri State Funeral Directors & Embalmers Association.