Modern Funerals // The Horse Drawn Carriage and Hearse

I know, the title of this post sounds like a bit of a contradiction. “modern funerals” and “horse drawn carriage” are two things that just don’t seem to go together. Of course they don’t have to, but for some families they definitely do. Selecting the appropriate funeral coach is something that some people take great…

Helping Children Cope with Loss

There are many losses that we as humans experience throughout our lifetime — but one of the most difficult to endure is the loss of a loved one. Death is part of life, but this fact is of little comfort when we come face-to-face with it ourselves. It breaks our hearts and forever changes us….

Words of Comfort // 20 Bible Verses for a Grieving Heart

  For many people, scripture provides hope and peace during a funeral or memorial – and also helps to carry us through what lies ahead. For many, it provides a bit of comfort during an unimaginably difficult time. The bible, and other writings dependent on one’s faith background, are rich with words to encourage and guide us through the journey that lies…

10 Ways to Honor a Life

Often, losing a loved one leaves people wanting to do something to remember the decreased. Customized funerals are one-way people remember and honor the life of their loved one — but what about the days, weeks or years following? What can you to continually honor your loved one and preserve their legacy? We have a…

Avoiding Emotional Overspending

Overspending can occur at various times in our lives. Whether it is while planning our wedding, purchasing a new car or home, or being caught up in the excitement of travel while you are vacationing. Most of us realize that setting a budget and sticking to it is best but there are times when emotion…

Walker Funeral Home Receives 2018 Best of Cincinnati Award

Cincinnati Award Program Honors the Achievement CINCINNATI July 26, 2018 — Walker Funeral Home has been selected for the 2018 Best of Cincinnati Award in the Funeral Homes category by the Cincinnati Award Program. Each year, the Cincinnati Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and…

Tips for Writing and Delivering a Eulogy

The thought of writing and delivering a eulogy can be a tough prospect for many. However, it is also a special honor that is hard to turn down. Many say things like; “I can’t write”, “I may become emotional during my delivery”, and “there is no way I can get up and speak in front…