History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Our Valued Staff

Jason S. Tickle

Jason S. Tickle, Owner | Funeral Director

Jason Tickle grew up in Hastings, Nebraska where he graduated from Hastings Public Schools. He went on to attend college in Hastings, eventually moving to Cozad to complete his Mortuary Science Apprenticeship under teacher and mentor, Jerry Tickle. After completing his undergraduate hours, Jason moved to Kansas City, MO where he worked at Mt. Moriah & Freeman Funeral Home and attended Mortuary School concurrently. Jason returned to Cozad in 2006, where he completed his apprenticeship and eventually took over Berryman Funeral Home from his uncle Jerry. Jason married Meghan Parkinson, of Hastings, on May 26, 2007 at Hastings.
The family moved to Ogallala in October of 2013, upon their purchase of Gubser Funeral Home (now Prairie Hills Funeral Home). Jason and Meghan have been blessed with 2 daughters, Samantha & Elizabeth; and 2 sons, Aaron & Andrew. He and Meghan are members of St. Luke's Catholic Church in Ogallala.

John Long

John Long, Previous Owner | Funeral Director | Ordained Minister

John Long is the third generation of funeral directors in the Bullock-Long Family. John purchased the funeral home from his father, William "Bill" Long in 1988. John and his wife Kris have faithfully served the families of Grant, Wallace, Madrid, Venango, Elsie, and the surrounding communities. John and Kris have been blessed with 3 sons, J.J., Andy and Benjamin. John will remain active at Bullock-Long Funeral Home in many ways, serving the families of Perkins County with the same devotion and compassion that Ward Bullock and Bill Long did for so many years.