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



























David Scott Pilcz

51, of Bedford, went home to join his heavenly family on Saturday, September 11, 2021.  A Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, September 23, 2021 at Resurrection Catholic Church with Father Nixon officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends an hour and ½ prior to the service beginning at 9:30 a.m. A reception will follow in Morrow Hall at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family ask that you consider a donation to Centra Bedford Hospice, 1621 Whitfield Dr, Bedford, VA 24523, or Huntington’s Disease Society of America, 505 Eighth Avenue Suite 902 New York, NY 10018 (HDSA.org.). Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360.





























Willie P. Cashion

79, of Bedford went to his heavenly home, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s, on August 1, 2021 at Bedford County Nursing Home. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Saturday, October, 02, 2021 at Trinity Baptist Church with Pastor Bill Owsley officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or Gideons International. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360.



























Randall Lee Wright, Sr.

67, of Rustburg, Virginia passed away July 12, 2021, at Fairmont Crossing.  A Celebration of Life will be held at 5:00 pm on Saturday, October 2nd at Sedgefield 3088 New London Rd, Forest, VA 24551. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, VA 540-586-7360.