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.



Scheduled Services







Ted Lewis Goff

 65, of Big Island, VA passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019. . A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Hunting Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Kenneth Bledsoe officiating. A burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, at Burch-Messier Walnut Street Chapel, 1235 Walnut St., Bedford. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360.


Luther Willard Hardy

64, of Roanoke went to his heavenly home on June 30, 2019. A celebration of life will held 3:00pm July 20, 2019 at Roanoke Congregational Holiness Church, 349 Mountain Ave. Roanoke Va. 24016. 

Robert Bruce Johnson

77, died on Saturday, June 8, 2019. A memorial service will be held 1:00 p.m. Thursday, July 27, 2019 at First Unitarian Church, 818 Court Street, Lynchburg. In lieu of flowers please consider the Old City Cemetery in Lynchburg.