Funeral information Columbia, SC – This funeral guide was put together to best help those in their time of need. Funeral information has put together local information of cemeteries’, funeral homes, hotels, and area information.
We hope that you find this funeral and burial information useful and beneficial, a starting point and reference guide whether you are Columbia, South Carolina native or planning arrangements for your loved one from far away.
Recommendations to help prepare for your loved ones funeral service - We have provided lists of service providers, and we will also make a few recommendations for our visitors that are not familiar with the Columbia area.
Central Location -
Caughman-Harman Funeral Home
If may out of town guests will be attending the funeral service and if a central Columbia location is important we recommend the Bush River Road area and we highly recommend the Caughman-Harman Funeral Home - St. Andrew's Chapel which is located at 5400 Bush River Rd Columbia, SC 29212. We have provided a link to Caughman-Harman, funeral services offered and general information. You may access their website by clicking here.
Dunbar Funeral Home and Cremations
When it comes to funerals in the downtown Columbia, South Carolina area - only one provider comes to mind, serving the Columbia area since 1884, Dunbar Funeral Home and Cremations have been a comfort to the community as well as a respected cornerstone of Downtown Columbia. You will find them at 3926 Devine Street Columbia, SC. You may access their site by clicking here.
Caughman-Harman Funeral Home - Lexington Chapell
Founded in 1966, Caughman-Harman Funeral Homes have been an important part of the community for more than 45 years. They work with families to help create unique, memorable tributes because the believe each service should reflect the special qualities of the individual being honored. Our commitment to exceptional services encompasses a variety of functions including personalized services, military honors, catering, dove release and monument sales. You may access their website by clicking here.
Hotel Recommendations for Out of Town Funeral Guests
Our recommended hotels offer an attractive bereavement rate, full hot buffet breakfast, and the finest accommodations Columbia has to offer.
Central Location -
Wingate Inn and Holiday Inn Express - Columbia Harbison Area
Hotels and restaurants abound in this area located just off of I-26, we recommend the Harbison area and two hotels in particular; the Holiday Inn Express and Wingate Inn. These two properties offer delightful hot buffet breakfasts and many other amenities but also provide an ideal location right next to shopping at the Columbiana Center Mall and dozens of restaurants in the vicinity several within walking distance. These hotels sit side by side at 211 and 217 Lanneau Court in Columbia. More information on these hotels and bereavement rates can be found here.
Staybridge Suites Downtown - Huger Street
An all-suite luxury hotel, all rooms resemble a complete apartment including a full kitchen. A hot breakfast is provided daily and dinner is provided Monday - Thursday as well. Combined with an indoor pool and fitness facility, Staybridge Suites is the perfect downtown hotel.The address is 1913 Huger Street in Downtown Columbia, SC. More information on the hotel and bereavement rates can be found here.
Hampton Inn and Suites in the heart of Lexington
Newly renovated, this hotel is a local favorite and all you have come to expect of a Hampton, part of the Hilton family of hotels. Hot breakfast in the morning, incredible service, and world famous cloud 9 bedding package. The hotel is located at 601 Columbia Avenue in Lexington. More information on the hotel and bereavement rates can be found here.
More Information -
A licensed Funeral Director will be able to answer all of your questions regarding funeral costs, casket prices, traditional burials, cremation, embalming and pre-need arrangements. Every Funeral Director in South Carolina is regulated by the South Carolina Board of Funeral Service. That fact alone is a comfort to many consumers when choosing a funeral service provider.
The majority of South Carolina funeral homes are members of trade organizations which include the National Funeral Directors Association, South Carolina Funeral Directors Association, South Carolina Morticians Association and the International Cemetery Cremation and Funeral Association.