Born and raised in DeLand, Walter Johnson came to New Smyrna Beach in 1980 when he purchased Settle-Wilder Funeral Home. A graduate of DeLand High School, he received his funeral service education at Miami-Dade Community College and attended Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton.
Through the years, Walter has been active in the community. He is past president of the New Smyrna Beach Kiwanis Club, and has served as a board member of the Southeast Volusia Chamber of Commerce, the Southeast Volusia Advertising Authority, and the Volusia County United Way. A member of Saint Paul's Episcopal Church, he is also a member of New Smyrna Lodge #149, Free and Accepted Masons, the New Smyrna Beach Elks Lodge, The Bahia Shrine Temple of Orlando, and is past commodore of both the Smyrna Yacht Club and the Anglers Yacht Club. For fun, he indulges in boating with friends, fishing, and playing the piano.
T .C. Wilder, a 1948 graduate of New Smyrna Beach High School,attended Cincinatti College of Mortuary Science and earned his degree in 1955. He continues to work at Settle-Wilder. Current memberships include First United Methodist Church, New Smyrna Lodge149 F.&A.M., 32 Degree Scottish Rite Mason, Bahia Shrine Temple, Orlando, New Smyrna Chapt.3, Order of the Eastern Star, New Smyrna Beach Lion's Club, Friends of Canaveral, Canaveral National Seashore. He has been the recipient of many community service awards, including United Methodist Men Foundation"The Society of John Wesley-Fellow 540 Award in 2005, Florida Lions District 35-0 Governor's "Gem Award", 2004, Southeast Volusia YMCA "VIP-2003" for many years of community service, and the Chamber of Commerce Honorary Degree-Master's of Business Award" in 1990. Even though semi-retired, T. C. continues to service his family, friends and community.
Steve, born and raised just north of Pittsburgh, moved to Florida in 2004 and currently resides in Edgewater. He graduated from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science and was a funeral director in central Pennsylvania before moving to Florida.
An avid outdoorsman, Steve spends most of his spare time fishing, camping, enjoying the river and the beach and spending time with his family.
Born and raised in Philadelphia PA, Meg graduated from Mercer County Community College in New Jersey where she received a Degree in Mortuary Science in 1995, after graduating she moved to Florida to begin her career in the funeral industry.
Meg married her husband Barry in 1996 and moved to this area in 2003, where she enjoys the outdoors especially swimming and riding her motorcycle. She joined the Settle-Wilder family in March of 2013 and hopes to make New Smyrna Beach her home one day.