A  Bedford Tradition of Caring



We’re not a big-city funeral home or a multi-location conglomerate. But, for many years now, we have been providing our community with warm, caring, compassionate service, respecting each family’s decisions and performing each service with dignity, integrity and trust… All at a truly reasonable cost. We provide caring and respectful funeral services, funerals and cremations to both the proud residents of Bedford City and Bedford County, and also to those in the surrounding areas which include
Roanoke, Lynchburg and Central Virginia.

Our Commitment is Strong and Simple:

Our funeral home is the result of listening to today’s consumer and responding in kind.  From the warm, home-like atmosphere to our reasonable pricing and dignified, compassionate service… We strive to deliver what YOU want.





Our staff is here to help you through your difficult time and for those of you who wish to pre-arrange your services. Please do not hesitate to call, visit or contact us with any questions and we will help you any way we can. To email a condolence, simply click here .

Unlike others in our profession, we make it easy for you to compare our prices. Our focus has always included choices, value and honesty. We invite you to explore our site and even compare our prices with others. Simply click here for all of our Consumer & Price Information List and Comparison Worksheet.  Now you can begin to plan a funeral online and PLEASE, DO REMEMBER THAT PRE-ARRANGEMENTS ARE TRANSFERABLE FROM ONE FUNERAL HOME TO ANOTHER and only takes a few minutes and a signature. Do not hesitate to call us if you have any questions at 586-7360.



Office Location

317 West Main Street
Bedford, VA

Chapel Location

1235 Walnut Street
Bedford, VA

Scheduled Services









































Rosa Burch Bradley

94, of Amherst, went home to be with the Lord on December 2, 2022.  A funeral service will be held 12 noon Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at Oronoco Church of the Brethren, 7742 Lexington Tpke, Vesuvius, VA 24483 with Pastor Arnold Bradley officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service beginning at 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Oronoco Church of the Brethren, c/o Cheryl Bradley, Treasurer, 4923 Lexington Tpke, Amherst, VA  24521. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360.











































Betsy Sally Gibson Bowyer Logwood

70, of Big Island, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, November 20, 2022.  A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Saturday, December 17, 2022 at Corner Stone Baptist Church, 106 Williams Store Road, Monroe, VA 24574. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360.