Lance Vicknair New Owner of Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home and Crematory
After years of serving the funeral needs of the Tangipahoa and Livingston Parish communities, Lance Vicknair is now the owner of Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home and Crematory.
“For many generations the McKneely family has built a solid reputation in our community . We are excited to continue the tradition of personal and compassionate care for families during their time of need.” said Vicknair. “I am very proud of our professional and knowledgeable staff.”
Vicknair is a graduate of Ponchatoula High School and Delgado College with a degree in funeral service. He started working for the McKneely family in 1991.
“Since my career began here, I have worked in every area of the funeral home. The McKneely family along with Bryant Faust were tremendous mentors. I am fortunate to have worked with these funeral industry legends.”
Lance assumed control of operations after the sale was finalized in the latter part of 2019. He is looking forward to initiating some facility renovations and updates in 2020, and emphasized that the commitment to personal service will remain their highest priority.
“We have a great team at Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home and Crematory. We are dedicated to continuing the tradition of serving each family with dignity, sincerity and respect, which has made us an important part in the lives of so many families.”
Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home and Crematory is located at 2000 N. Morrison Boulevard in Hammond and 100 W. Magnolia Street in Ponchatoula.