Brian Goudie

Senior Funeral Director

Brian started working in funeral homes in 1980 before joining the Downing & Lahey staff as a Senior Funeral Director in 1998. He graduated from Butler County Community College with an Associate of Arts Degree and earned a Bachelor of Science in Mortuary Arts from Central State University in Edmund, OK. Brian is involved in the Rotary Club of West Wichita, where he recently served as president, and is a member of the Wichita Executive’s Association. In his free time, Brian enjoys spending time with his four adult children, participating in community events, and watching sporting events, especially when the Kansas City Chiefs are playing. Brian is a member of Pathway Church in Wichita.



What our families say about Brian:

  • “Appreciated Downing & Lahey taking charge in executing both the services (the Rosary service and the Funeral Mass). Appreciated the director’s thoughtful suggestions and recommendations. Our service director was Brian Goudie – highest accolades for how well he performed this role.” ~ Richard