Meet Our Caring Staff
Understanding of what the funeral should accomplish and dedication to the principle that everything possible will be done to help is our goal. You can count on us to be a source of caring and comfort during a difficult time.
Co-President / Owner
Jim has been with Fox & Weeks since 1969.
Jim is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. He is as member of Rotary, Savannah Golf Club, The Landings Club, Past president of Georgia Funeral Directors Association, Member and past President of the Georgia State Board of Funeral Service, and Savannah Quarterback Club.
He enjoys golf, boating, traveling and spending time with his grandchildren.
Steve E. Weeks Jr.
Co-President / Owner
Steve has been a funeral director and embalmer for over 35 years.
He is currently a member of the Kiwanis Club. In his spare time, Steve enjoys golf and boating.
Vice President, Licensed Funeral Service Apprentice
Matt has worked in the funeral home since high school and is currently working on his licensing. He attended Ogeechee Technical Institute.
He serves on the Board of Directors for the Greater Savannah Humane Society and is a member of the Wilmington Island Club and the St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee.
Vice President, Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
Scott is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. He graduated in 2003 from Georgia Southern University earning a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and subsequently earning a Degree of Associate of Applied Science in Funeral Service Education from Ogeechee Technical College.
He serves on the Board of Directors for Union Mission, Inc. He is a member of the Benedictine Military School Alumni Association, St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee, Savannah Quarterback Club, The Emerging Leaders Committee of The Savannah Community Foundation, the Savannah Yacht Club and The Savannah Golf Club. He participates in numerous philanthropic events.
While not serving the community of Savannah, he enjoys playing golf or fishing.
Pamela W. Sullivan
Controller/Funeral Director/Embalmer/Licensed Insurance Agent
Currently part of the management team of Fox & Weeks, Pam began her career in funeral service in 1988 with Fox & Weeks on Drayton Street. She grew up in Savannah and graduated from Savannah High School in 1987. She attended Armstrong State College and subsequently earned an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Funeral Service Education from Ogeechee Technical College. She became a licensed insurance agent in 2014.
Pam and her husband Thomas are active members of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. They enjoy camping, boating, Georgia Southern football and spending time with their two sons; Brandon and Bradley; and their two dogs, Sammy and Chloe.
Islands Chapel Manager, Licensed Funeral Director
Robin is a native of Columbus, Georgia, where he began his career in the funeral industry. He has been associated with Fox and Weeks since 1996. He and his wife, a retiree of BellSouth have a daughter, son-in-law and two grandsons in Kennesaw, Georgia and a daughter in Savannah. He is an avid art collector and enjoys spending time with his family, especially his grandsons.
Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
Chuck is a graduate of Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science in Atlanta. He is a member of The Georgia Funeral Director Association and The National Funeral Director Association. He has been associated with Fox & Weeks since 1986.
Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
Howard graduated as salutatorian in February 1988 from Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science. After graduation, he joined Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, where he is currently CEO (Chief Embalming Officer). He is an avid reader and baseball fan.
David has been with Fox & Weeks for over 10 years and has been instrumental in the development and growth of Pets at Peace by Fox & Weeks.
He is a member of the Lutheran Church of Ascension and works with SCAD students on films and projects related to the funeral industry.
He serves on the Board of Directors for the Habersham YMCA.
David is a native of the Commonwealth of Virginia and is a major Virginia Tech fan. He loves Golden Retrievers and enjoys bicycling and running.
Joe is a graduate of Benedictine Military School-Class of 1953 and retired from Georgia Ports Authority after a lengthy career in the shipping business. He is past Grand Knight, Knights of Columbus, Savannah Council No. 631, former board member, Savannah Economic Development Authority. He is a member of the Savannah Pilots Association where he served as a commissioner, past president of the Brokers & Forwarders Association of Savannah, member of the Propeller Club, Port of Savannah; Hibernian Society of Savannah and a communicant of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist where he sings in the men's choir. Joe and his wife, Harriet enjoys music and boating together. They also enjoy family gatherings with children, twenty-two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Quill has been with Fox & Weeks since 1994. He enjoys gardening and renovating his country home.
Rev. Douglas Patterson
Rev. Douglas Patterson is a native of Talladega, Alabama and a graduate of Howard College (Samford University). He holds a Bachelor of Divinity degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY and did three additional years in Doctor of Ministry studies. He is retired after a long pastorate of Islands Community Church. Doug and his wife, Faye, have three daughters and six grandchildren. Doug and Faye live on Wilmington Island with their Manx cat, Fuzzy.
Tonya F. Carey
Tonya Carey has served in various professional capacities during the past 30 years, including acting as Regional Manager of Nightingale Services, Inc., for and providing home health care services to home bound elderly patients. She is a Savannah native who attended Savannah High School and Armstrong State College. When she's not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach and watching baseball.
Jan Sailors is a more recent addition to the Fox & Weeks family, but after experiencing our services when she lost her son, Ryan, and her husband, Mike, within months of each other in 2019, she brings a unique and personal perspective to assisting our client families. She has literally been where they are. Jan is an active member of Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church, where she is active in the Care and Share group, The Pacesetter and the Joy Circles. Her son, Michael, also works at Fox & Weeks. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to the beach, and photography.
Barry Turner has joined the Fox & Weeks staff with a history spanning more than 40 years in funeral service. His experience includes owning and managing his own funeral homes, serving as clinical director at Ogeechee Technical College's Funeral Service Education program, and working as Vice President for College Advancement at OTC prior to his retirement. Barry continues to serve families, just as he has done since 1977.
He is a 1980 graduate of Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service, and holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Master's degree in Organizational Management. He is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Statesboro, the First United Methodist Church of Statesboro, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Statesboro Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Barry and his wife, Marilyn, have a daughter, Whitney T. Lavoie (Andrew), and son, Brooks. Their pride and joy are their granddaughter, Ansley, and grandson, Collier. Barry enjoys cooking, listening to music, and spending time with his family.
While a relatively new addition to the Fox & Weeks family, Michael Sailors comes to us with a very personal understanding of the importance of our service, having lost his brother and father within months of each other in 2019. Experiencing first-hand how the Fox & Weeks staff supports bereaved families, he appreciates the opportunity to now provide that same level of care to other client families. Michael attends Savannah State University and studies Business Management. He enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with his friends and family. His mother, Jan, also works with Fox & Weeks.