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Hemet Valley Mortuary in Hemet CA

Meet Our Staff - Hemet, CA

Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services

We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.

Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 951-658-4433 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.

Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.

Justin Luyben

Justin Luyben

Managing Partner

Justin is originally from Long Beach, California, where he graduated from Lakewood High School. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business from California State University, Fullerton, and he is a licensed funeral director and pre-need counselor in the state of California.

Justin was born into the funeral business and is a third generation funeral director. As far back as he can remember, he was helping his grandpa at their family run mortuary located in Long Beach, California, doing everything from cleaning the cars, emptying trash cans and vacuuming the carpets, to eventually working funerals. After years of helping out in the family business, he was finally put on payroll at the age of 15. He continued working there for the next eight years while finishing high school and college.

After completing college, Justin moved with his family to the inland empire in 2002 and has been working at Evans-Brown Mortuary since then. As Justin has learned, life has a sense of humor. He worked at the family mortuary to put himself through college, and the whole time, his plan was to graduate and start a career in something other than the funeral business. However, after graduation, he came to the realization that the funeral business was where he was meant to be. What he enjoys most in his job is helping people at a very sensitive point in their lives. Through this ministry, he has really met some incredible people. For Justin, being a funeral director is fulfilling both personally and professionally.

Justin and his wife, Kimberly, have been married since 2000. Since then, they have seen their family grow with the additions of their six children, three daughters and three sons.

Outside of work, Justin enjoys staying active. He enjoys most sports on both land and water and usually participates on at least one organized team a year. Justin and his wife are active in their community and church where they enjoy meeting new people. And most importantly, Justin cherishes the time he gets to spend with his family and friends.

Eric Rodriguez

Eric Rodriguez

Location Manager

Eric was born in Compton, California and moved to San Diego County for most of his adulthood. During High School Eric began volunteering at nursing homes, which started off as group project, but became a passion of his. During that time Eric was an old soul who thought it was the coolest thing to wear scrubs as he walked the halls of the nursing home whilst befriending the elderly residents. After High School Eric completed his Dental Assistant program, but found soon after he was not in the wrong line of work. He felt drawn to being there for those who felt a sudden and seemingly unfair loss with his compassion and patience. For Eric it is more than a career it’s a way to make a personal impact on those who may need it the most. He has been in the Funeral Industry since 2013.


Eric enjoys spending spare time outdoors as much as possible whilst attempting to keep his body and mind sharp. He loves to meet new people, learn from others and continue to make memories with his friends and family.

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Hemet Valley Mortuary
403 North San Jacinto Street
| Hemet, CA 92543
Tel: 951-658-4433

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You are welcome to call us any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance. Or, visit our funeral home in person at your convenience.

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