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About Us

Who we are

Celebrating life

As a proud member of the Lancaster community, we're honored to help families celebrate their loved ones. We pledge to ensure that every funeral and memorial service is deeply personal, fostering healing and remembrance.

What we stand for

Our promise

Today, tomorrow, and forever, our commitment to you stays the same.


Every life is unique, and we promise to honor and respect each journey, crafting ceremonies that reflect each individual.


Navigating grief can be overwhelming; we stand by you, providing direction and solace every step of the way.


Beyond a service, we're committed to helping families create lasting tributes that transcend generations.

Our story

H. Roger Cauthen graduated from the Gupton Jones School of Embalming in 1932. He and his wife, Ruby Lloyd Sistare Cauthen opened their first Funeral Home in 1940 in Lancaster. As their family grew, so did their business. Roger and Ruby Lloyd, as they were known, opened a funeral home in Kershaw in the mid 1940's. Their sons become funeral directors like their parents. Under the guidance of Hazel Cauthen and his wife Kay, the business grew even more, opening a funeral home in Rock Hill, and purchasing Wolfe Funeral Home in Fort Mill. 

Meet the team

Our incredible staff

Helping families create lasting legacies is more than a job — it's our calling. We are here to support you in any way we can and will offer you the full attention, knowledge, and compassion you need.

We're here for you

A time to honor, comfort and heal

We help create unique and meaningful memorial services to celebrate your loved one and begin the healing process for families and friends left behind.

We’ll take care of every detail

We'll help you with everything you need with a simple step-by-step process for all of your funeral, cremation and advanced planning.

Unique Funerals and Tributes

Every individual is unique. Which is why we offer fully customizable memorial services designed just for your family.

Compassionate customer care

We're here to answer any questions and help in any way we can – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Past memorials

“Nicest people in the world. Very compassionate people treated us like family during a very stressful time. Would most certainly recommend to others in their time of need.”

Author: Jeff Wendy rated with 4 stars

We're hiring

Beyond the opportunity to truly make a difference, Lancaster Funeral Home & Cremation Service offers competitive pay, a healthy work-life balance, and many opportunities for growth.

Plan Ahead

Plan for the future, today

Pre-planning lets your loved ones focus on honoring life instead of hashing out details. Learn the choices you can make now, so a future funeral becomes more of a celebration than a burden.
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