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Our Staff

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Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.

Rusty & Michelle Tapp

Rusty & Michelle Tapp

Owner/Funeral Director

Robert Massie Funeral Home has always been family owned and operated since its opening in 1906. Continuing that tradition, Rusty and Michelle Tapp purchased the funeral home and moved to San Angelo, January 31, 2018. The Tapps are excited to be involved in the San Angelo community and make it their new home.

Rusty Tapp grew up in Amarillo and graduated from Tascosa High School in 1989. After marrying Michelle in 1990, he attended the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service where he received his degree in 1991. He worked as a funeral director and embalmer in Lamesa and Dumas before settling in Pampa at Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors for almost 25 years.  He is a member of the Lions Clubs International and the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce. Rusty and Michelle enjoy supporting and attending sports events at Angelo State. They also enjoy leading a group of young professionals in their Community Life Group at PaulAnn Church.

Michelle also grew up in Amarillo, graduating from Amarillo High School in 1987. She received her bachelor's degree in English with a minor in history from West Texas A&M University. After teaching high school World History for several years, she became a stay-at-home mom and homeschooled their two daughters, Cayley and Camryn, through high school. Since moving to San Angelo, Michelle has become a CASA volunteer, and she enjoys attending Community Bible Study and other ladies' Bible studies at PaulAnn.    


Telephone: 1-325-650-1130

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Bonnie Morrison

Bonnie Morrison

Funeral Director

Bonnie Morrison was born and raised in Amarillo and graduated from Tascosa High School in 1987.  Her early career was spent in the medical field.  In 1997, she began working at Schooler Funeral Home in Amarillo.  She graduated with an Associate’s Degree of Mortuary Science from Amarillo College under the guidance of Jason Altieri in 2000.  For over the next twenty years she would serve hundreds of Panhandle Families.  In 2008 she was promoted to funeral home manager and managed both Schooler and Angel Funeral homes until she resigned her position in 2017 to explore other opportunities in the funeral industry. Bonnie was active in Rotary, SPCA, and spent many hours supporting and volunteering for local hospices, community organizations and charities.


In 2017, she and her husband Jim took a leap of faith and moved across country to North Carolina.  For the next two years she would manage Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory in Morehead City.  A beautiful coastal town located in Eastern North Carolina.  Although they loved living on the coast, after surviving two major hurricanes in two years, Hurricane Florence and Dorian, the couple started thinking about making a move back to Texas to be closer to family and further from hurricanes!


Her husband Jim also brings decades of experience as he owned Morrison Funeral Directors in Dumas, Sunray and Stratford for many years.  After selling his funeral home he managed for SCI, ECI, and Legacy Funeral Group before retiring in 2017.  The couple have two incredible grandchildren, Mazzy and Aslan and three rescue fur-babies, Monkey, Moose and Max


In addition to having years of management and business experience, Bonnie is currently a licensed funeral director and embalmer in both Texas and North Carolina.  She is also a licensed crematory operator, an InSight Certified Celebrant and serves on the Jerry M. Speed Memorial Scholarship Committee.  She is excited about getting plugged into the community and serving the people of the Concho Valley.  “I absolutely believe I have the best job in the world.  Is it hard, YES! Is it demanding, YES! Does it challenge me each day, mentally, physically and emotionally, YES! And I wouldn’t want it any other way!”



Jackie Aguero

Jackie Aguero

Office Manager

Jackie Aguero was born and raised in San Angelo, TX and graduated from Central High School in 2003. Her love for caring and helping others led her to Howard College to begin her future in nursing. She graduated and became a Registered Medical Assistant, which she utilized for many years. She then decided to take that same compassion and apply it here at Robert Massie.

Jackie has four wonderful children and a wonderful husband, Jeff. Her hobbies include arts and crafts, music, dancing, traveling and anything that has to do with her kids. She is definitely excited about being a part of the team here at Robert Massie. 


Camryn Tapp

Camryn Tapp

Office Assistant

Camryn is the younger daughter of Rusty and Michelle Tapp. She grew up in Pampa, Texas, was homeschooled throughout her education, and graduated from high school in May of 2017. She moved to San Angelo when her family bought Robert Massie Funeral Home in 2018. Camryn began helping in the office at Robert Massie in  February of 2020.

Camryn enjoys creating beautiful artwork, including painting and tattoos. She enjoys singing and playing guitar for fun and for her church, The Four56. Since moving to San Angelo, she has found a love for the outdoors and enjoys hiking with her dog, Schmidt, and kayaking. She also enjoys traveling and discovering fun shops and restaurants in little towns in the surrounding area. 


Michelle Herrera-Baughman

Michelle Herrera-Baughman

Apprentice / Funeral Assistant

Michelle was born and raised in Brownsville, Texas. When she was only 8 years old, her grandmother first introduced her to the world of caring for others -  assisting with the care of her great-grandmother. 

After graduating from Texas State University in San Marcos, Michelle relocated to New Braunfels, where she taught Special Education over the next several years. During that time, she raised 6 children (3 boys & 3 girls), keeping their education first priority and being actively involved in multiple sports, including AAU Jr. Olympics. She is now a very proud Nanna to 13 grandbabies. 

Michelle's other accomplishments include working with the elderly in assisted living and Alzheimer homes, serving as a pharmacy tech and funeral assistant as well as entrepreneurship in cleaning services.

Upon moving to San Angelo, Michelle remarried and began a new journey in life which has included adventurous driving cross country with her husband, Brian, in a semi-truck. More recently,  she has found her calling in helping families during times of need which has led her to return to funeral service. She is presently serving her funeral directing/embalming apprenticeship at Robert Massie Funeral Home. Her compassion, respectfulness, zest and dedication highlight her uniqueness and love for people. 

 


Leon “Lonnie” Abrigo

Leon “Lonnie” Abrigo

Funeral Assistant

Lonnie was born in Junction. He has been a resident of San Angelo since 1993. Lonnie has worked at Robert Massie Funeral Home since 2014. He is a proud father and grandfather. He enjoys hanging out with his children and grandchildren, watching sports, listening to music and attending concerts.



Chris Dunbar

Chris Dunbar

Funeral Assistant

Chris was born and raised in Pennsylvania and joined the United States Air Force in June 1976. Upon his retirement as a MSgt at Goodfellow AFB in 1996, Chris attended Angelo State University, graduating in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and a minor in Kinesiology. Chris spent the next 18 years in the San Angelo Independent School District, 15 of which were teaching Physical Education. After his retirement from teaching, Chris joined the San Angelo Community Medical Center Auxiliary as a hospital volunteer. Chris and his wife, Susan, are active members of PaulAnn Church where he serves as an elder, leads a Community Life Group, and serves in the Men's Bible Study ministry. They have three grown children and nine grandchildren. Additionally, he earned his Lay Biblical Counseling Certification through Light University. Chris enjoys working out, reading, golf, and growning in God's Word. 


Charlie Hernandez

Charlie Hernandez

Funeral Assistant

Carlos (Charlie) Hernandez was born and raised on a ranch in Eden, TX. He graduated from Eden High School  in 1973. Charlie married Connie Rodgers in 1974 and had a daughter, Ashley Garcia, in 1986. In the same year that Ashley was born, the family moved to Lamesa, TX where he established a wonderful life with his family for 33 years and built a career with Basic Energy Services. In 2020, Charlie retired and moved back to Eden. After his retirement, he started working at Robert Massie Funeral Home where he enjoys his new work family and the new faces he meets every day. 


Larry Eisenbach

Larry Eisenbach

Funeral Assistant

Larry is a native of San Angelo.  He graduated from Central High School and attended Angelo State University. He worked at Eisenbach Motors with his dad for 25 years. After the death of his father, Larry began working in the remodeling industry. He worked with his nephew at NorthStar Remodeling until retiring a few years ago. After retirement, he had more time for his passion of cattle raising. He enjoys raising and selling his cows and tending to the ranch northeast of Ballinger. With his extra time, Larry decided to join the Robert Massie team and share his compassion with those who are grieving.

Larry married Laura in 1977, and they raised 3 wonderful children. All three love the Lord and work in some type of church ministry. Larry has 9 grandchildren that he adores. Larry and Laura are long time active members of PaulAnn Church. 


John Bariou, Jr.

John Bariou, Jr.

Prearrangement Specialist

Raised in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, John first came to Goodfellow AFB in 1975 and returned as a permanent resident of San Angelo in 1979. He worked for Mitsubishi Aircraft and Western Iron Works before coming into the death care field in 1998. John has been with Robert Massie Funeral Home since 2010. He officially moved to a  semi-retired status in December of 2019 and now enjoys spending more time with his wife, Dianna. John and Dianna are members of Freedom Fellowship Church and enjoy time with their three adult children, several grandchildren, as well as numerous pets. He is a collector of full-size former military vehicles. John has also been recognized as “Santa” by many. 


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