Jeff was born and raised in Newark and is a graduate of Newark High School. Following high school, he enlisted into the U.S. Marine Corps. He then went to work for the federal government as a firefighter and paramedic. After retiring from government service, he was a representative for Snap-On Tools; also at the time, he was working with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner as a forensic investigator for Cecil County.
Jeff is a certified Crematory Operator with Cremation Association of North America and is also involved in transfers and other needs in the day-to-day operation of the funeral home.
Jeff is active in the Community Fire Company of Rising Sun where he is a life member and is a member of the Mason Dixon American Legion Post 194. Jeff has two children, Meghan and Jeffrey, Jr. and enjoys taking them boating on the Chesapeake Bay.