Jimmy D. Goglin was born in Pierre, South Dakota and is a 1977 graduate of Pierre Riggs High School. He completed his pre-Mortuary studies at Black Hills State College in Spearfish, South Dakota and graduated from the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service in Dallas, Texas in 1985. Based on his scholastic standing during his time at the institute, Jim was admitted to Psi Sigma Eta, an honorary funeral service fraternity represented at the college by the Epsilon Chapter. In October 2015, Jim celebrated his 30 year anniversary of serving as a funeral director for our local communities.
Jim holds a Funeral Director license from the states of South Dakota, North Dakota, and Nebraska. Jim is Coroner for Bon Homme County and Deputy Coroner for Hutchinson and Yankton Counties. He is a designated Certified Funeral Service Practitioner. Jim is also a licensed insurance agent in South Dakota, and represents Homesteader’s Life, Great Western Insurance Company, and the quality line of funeral funding products that they offer.
Prior to and during his education, he was employed by Isburg Funeral Home in Pierre, South Dakota and Fidler Funeral Chapels of Spearfish and Lead, South Dakota, and Sundance, Wyoming.