William F. Flooks, Jr.Community Advisor
The Beecher Flooks Funeral Home, Inc. in Pleasantville, N.Y. is personally owned and supervised by William F. Flooks, Jr. Bill is a second generation Funeral Director who has been licensed by the State of New York for 36 years. He grew up in the Funeral Industry with his father who was a N.Y.S. Licensed Funeral Director for 35 years, until his passing in 1988, and Bill was able to learn many valuable aspects of life and Funeral Service from him. Bill purchased Beecher Funeral Home Inc. in February of 2004 and he became only the 3rd owner of this business started by Sam Beecher in 1928. A 1973 graduate of St. Nicholas of Tolentine H.S. in the Bronx, he then received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from LaSalle College in 1977 and a degree in Mortuary Science in 1978 from the American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in New York City. In 1994 Bill was appointed as an Adjunct Professor of Embalming at A.A.M.I. and in 2001 he became the Director of Clinical Embalming. Bill continues to personally remain active in the Pleasantville community as a member of the Pleasantville Lion's Club and he is a Past President. Bill is currently the President of the Pleasantville Chamber of Commerce. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester. Bill currently resides in White Plains with his wife Debbie and their 3 children, Billy, Liz and Jackie.