To request activation of the

Missouri EMS Funeral Response Team

please call 1-800-274-6914

1248 CR 1217, MOBERLY, MO 65270

 

For information please contact:

Tom Yates, Executive Director: (660) 670-1469

George "Greg" Wright, State Commander:  (660) 415-7990

 



Our Mission

 

The mission of the Missouri EMS Funeral Response Team is to provide profession funeral support and services to agencies and survivors of Missouri EMS Providers who have given their life in the line of duty, have died while still actively serving, or have served as a EMS provider or administrator. 

 


 

About Us

 

The Missouri EMS Funeral Response Team is a trained and dedicated corps of EMS volunteers that will respond to you department when requested. We are pre-hospital medical providers that volunteer right here in Missouri. Out goal is that every pre-hospital provider that gives the ultimate sacrifice receives final honors and last rights. 

We provide professional honor guard services and specialize in assistance of serious injury events. These can include funeral procedures post-event, or pre-planning  and SOG guidance for either Line of Duty Deaths, or Non-LODD. Our goal is to represent all members of the EMS profession with honor, dignity, and respect. Additionally, we strive to provide compassion, support, and assistance to the families, colleagues, and departments of fallen EMS personnel. 

 

The Missouri EMS Funeral Response Team can provide the following services:

1. Professional honor guard services

2. Assistance/Guidance to departments with the funeral process from death notification through burial.

3. Assistance recognizing and filing for LODD benefits on the federal, state, and local levels for surviving families.

4. Creating SOG's for departments for LODD and non-LODD events

 

 


 

Upcoming Events

Program; Losing One of Our Own, Preparing to Honor the EMS Provider

This 90 minute program provides very basic information on preparing your organization if you loss a member of your organization. Whether it is a Line of Duty or Non-Line of Duty, organizations should have a policy / guidelines in place so that "Emotions" do not take over. This Free program is provided to any organization that wishes more information about what is available and what organizations need to be aware of if a member passes away or gives the ultimate sacrifice, their life in the line of duty. The program does not go into the depth that the 6 hour class does, but does share in 90 minutes information about emotions, as well as covers what is a line of duty death, basic pre-plan and prepare, levels of honors, and very basic information about The federal Public Safety Officers Benefits as well as the Missouri Providers benefits.  

For more information or to set up a class contact George Wright @ (660) 415-7990  

  

Title: Are you Prepared? Introduction to LODD and PSOB

This 6 hour Free program shares information on how to prepare your organization if you would lose a member of your organization in the line of duty. And do not let the word "Introduction" fool you. We dive into myths and other items that most individuals do not know. The program shares information on what is a "Line of Duty" and what is not. Information in the program will help you set policies for your organizations. Plus it also cover Public Safety Officers Benefits and you is covered and who is not.

 Would you like a class set in your area? 

For more information contact George Wright @ (660) 415-7990 or Brian Zinanni @ (314) 973-0685

 

Funeral Team Region 6 Texas Hold-em tournament Fundraiser

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Eagles, 3313 E. Austin, Nevada Mo

for information call 620-224-7034 or e-mail emtid401@yahoo.com

10th Annual Region 2 Golf Tournament Fundraiser Outing

Saturday July 20, 2019

Palmyra Missouri Golf Course

9:00 am shot gun start 

Registration is required

For more information contact David Bryant @ 573-795-5852

 

8th Annual MISSOURI EMS FUNERAL TEAM STATE GOLF TOURNAMET

Date: JULY 31, 2019

Tee Time: 08:00 CST

Location: The Oaks-Tan-Tar-A, Osage Beach MO.

REGISTER IS REQUIRED: GO TO 2019 STATE TOURNAMENT TO THE LEFT TO REGISTER

 

 

2019 Funeral Team Weekend 

Date: November 1 &2, 2019

Location: Inn at Grand Glaize Resort, Osage Beach Missouri

Details: This event is open to all public safety honor guards and funeral team members

Preregister opens August 1, 2019: For more information please contact George Wright

 gwright000@gmail.com or (660) 415-7990