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


Robert Bruce Johnson

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

Dr. Lora Johnson Padgett

54, of Bedford, died Monday, June 10, 2019. A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 15, 2019 at
Bedford Baptist Church. A visitation will be held 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Friday, at Burch-Messier Walnut Street Chapel, 1235 Walnut St., Bedford.

Marjorie Ann Woods Arthur

80, of Bedford, died Tuesday, June 11, 2019. A funeral service will be held 3:00 p.m., Saturday, June 15, at Timber Ridge Baptist Church. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service beginning at 2:00 p.m.