Our Team

david-whiddon

Owner/ Operator of 1st Call Transport Service, LLC. When David is not working at 1st Call Transport, He loves tailgating, SEC sports (LSU), gardening, and dog lover. David has been in the mortuary service for 9 yrs and really loves working with the families and funeral service providers. David takes his job seriously, and he is a dedicated small business owner. David started the mortuary transport service in 2012 after having conversations with friends whom work in the funeral business. 1st Call Transport’s goal is to provide families with the peace of mind and comfort knowing when we leave with their loved one, that they will be transported with dignity.

DAVID WHIDDON, JR

Owner/Operator

Joel Zeringue, a native of Louisiana, Joel earned his SSH (Specialist in Safety and Health) from the University of Texas at Arlington. Joel worked in the industrial industry for 37 years. In 2012 he began working with 1st Call Transport Service. Joel says “Being a spouse, father, grandfather, I understand the importance of serving your family and I will extend the same purpose into my profession”. Joel enjoys assisting the families of the decedents as they were his own. He realizes that everyone’s wishes and needs are different and adapts easily to the family’s requests. Providing them with comfort and care at a challenging time in their life, is of most importance to him. International Travel, RVing, SEC Football (tailgating) and NFL Football top off his list of things to do when free time allows.

JOEL ZERINGUE

Owner/Operator

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Casey Zeringue

CASEY ZERINGUE

BUSINESS OFFICE MANGER

ALEXIS

ALEXIS FONTENETTE

REMOVAL SPECIALIST

Robert “Bob” Andersen is a Louisiana native born in Baton Rouge and raised in Prairieville. He is 28 years old and has been a professional driver for 6 years. Bob attended Dutchtown high school and graduated from River Parishes Community College with an associates degree in industrial instrumentation and electrical work. Bob is a very active member in his local church and is glad to serve both the deceased and their families as well as the Lord. His hobbies are playing guitar, singing, hunting, fishing, metal detecting, and much more.

ROBERT "BOB" ANDERSEN

REMOVAL SPECIALISTS

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DUKE SMYLIE

REMOVAL SPECIALIST

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