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Funeral and cremation

Rhoton Funeral Home

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Rhoton Funeral Home has served the funeral needs of suburban Dallas families since 1903. Located in the Carrollton-Farmers Branch area and serving a diverse, multicultural population, Rhoton Funeral Home has the expertise and experience to deliver local burial and cremation options, as well as to transport loved ones to funeral homes and cemeteries across North America.

Although traditions and customs have changed during the century-plus we've been in business, our commitment to helping people through one of the most challenging stages of life has remained the same. Rhoton Funeral Home stands for compassionate, professional and personal service.

Amenities

  • Catered Receptions
  • Funeral Celebrants
  • Event Space
  • Chapel
  • Multicultural Funerals

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Services that celebrate life

Chapel at Rhoton Funeral HomeOur mission is to help families create personalized celebrations of life. This approach to funeral planning keeps us open to traditional religious rites as well as personalized contemporary gatherings.

That means that whether you want a basic cremation with ashes scattered in a meaningful place, a funeral in our cozy chapel with cemetery burial nearby, or a no-holds-barred celebration of life with favorite foods and a send-off that expresses the passions of your loved one, we are happy to deliver that.

Want an afternoon ice cream social? Or maybe an evening wine and cheese gathering is a better fit. Were you thinking perhaps of a mariachi band, taco bar and tiny potted succulents as mementos? If you can imagine it, Rhoton Funeral Home can make it happen.

Friendly care, exclusive benefits

Rhoton Funeral Home is a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, burial, cremation and cemetery service providers. When you choose us, you not only receive the warm, friendly care of a Carollton-operated establishment, but also the value and benefits you deserve by way of the largest group of funeral providers in North America.

Because we know that it's important in a community like Carrollton-Farmers Branch, where much of the population is transient, Rhoton Funeral Home offers bereavement travel assistance to all families we serve. Our dedicated travel specialists will help you with airline, hotel and rental car reservations for your entire family. Just let us know what you need.

Contact our team

Lobby at Rhoton Funeral HomePlease contact Rhoton Funeral Home for immediate assistance or if you would like more information about our funeral and memorial services.

History

Rhoton Funeral Home was a direct outgrowth of the Carrollton Mercantile Company, founded in 1903 by C.E. Hudson and J.C. Davis. In April 1911, J.T. Rhoton and his family moved to Carrollton from Garland, and he assumed management of the general merchandise store. By 1915, the owners had changed the firm’s name to Hudson and Davis Company, which had originated in Garland in 1895.

Steady growth and service additions

The company eventually had 20 dry goods stores throughout Texas. Rhoton oversaw the operation of 3: Carrollton, Plano and Midlothian. In 1923, Rhoton purchased the company and renamed it Rhoton Dry Goods and Undertaking Company.

J.T. Rhoton’s son, Holman, also joined the business. Rhoton Dry Goods and Undertaking Company remained on Carrollton square’s east corner of College Avenue and Denton Drive until the undertaking portion of the business moved, giving the residents of Carrollton a complete mortuary facility.

In late 1951, construction began on a new 2-story brick building at the northwest corner of Interstate 35 and Crosby Road. Through necessity, the firm operated an ambulance service for more than 40 years, until Holman Rhoton donated the emergency vehicles to the cities of Carrollton and Farmers Branch.

Eventually in 1962, Weiland-Merritt Inc. of Dallas bought Rhoton Funeral Home, renaming it Rhoton, Weiland-Merritt 2 years later.

Our funeral home founder

Holman D. Rhoton was born in 1902 and became the 1st licensed embalmer in Carrollton. In 1963, on the 50th anniversary of the town’s incorporation, the City of Carrollton honored Holman for his civic contributions. On June 9, 1977, the Texas Funeral Directors Association honored him for 50 years of service in the funeral profession.

Today, Rhoton Funeral Home is a member of the Dignity Memorial® network, the largest group of licensed funeral service providers in North America.

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