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Funeral, Cremation & Cemetery

Forest Lawn West Funeral & Cremation Service & Forest Lawn West Cemetery


How may we help you?

Since 2007, Forest Lawn West Funeral & Cremation Service has served the Greater Charlotte area. We provide funeral, cremation and memorial services tailored to your needs. Together with our sister location, Forest Lawn West Cemetery — established in 1935 — we add vital convenience and simplicity when making final arrangements.


  • Catered Receptions
  • Funeral Celebrants
  • Event Space
  • Chapel
  • Crematorium On-Site
  • Multicultural Funerals
  • Cremation Memorials
  • Customized Memorials
  • Double-Depth Companion Plots
  • Flat Markers
  • Mausoleums
  • Private Family Estates
  • Private Mausoleums
  • Upright Headstones
  • Veterans Cemetery Section


A comfortable, compassionate funeral home

The caring funeral directors and support team at Forest Lawn West Funeral & Cremation Service understand the burden of planning after a loved one's death. We keep this in mind as we welcome families to tour our chapel, receiving rooms and hospitality room, which houses a full kitchen available for catering and meals before or after services.

In addition to the spacious chapel, our library features a cozy fireplace for families who wish to gather in our comfortable private arrangement rooms. We provide a large, comfortable gathering room with a large bay window, sofa and chairs.

These features allow us to provide space for families and friends to receive comfort and begin the path to healing. It's our hope to create a warm atmosphere where you can feel peace during your time of need.

Forest Lawn West Cemetery

Cemetery grounds at Forest Lawn West CemeteryForest Lawn West Cemetery in Charlotte encompasses more than100 acres of rolling hills and wooded areas, and serves as a hallowed space where loved ones rest. Featuring a beautiful pastoral setting of upright monuments, lawn crypt sections and flush bronze memorials, our cemetery is a calming environment for families and friends to find meaningful reflection.

For families who prefer cremation, distinguished mausoleums and private estates are also available. Our property includes 5 outdoor mausoleums.

We Honor Veterans level 2 badgeWe honor veterans

At Forest Lawn West Funeral & Cremation Service and Forest Lawn West Cemetery, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Two Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, our staff is knowledgeable in the benefits available to veterans and their families. With respect, integrity and dignity, we will walk you through the steps of creating a veteran's memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.

Although space is available throughout the cemetery for veterans, we also have a designated veterans section with a large memorial honoring our nation's servicemen and servicewomen. It's our honor to help military families and veterans plan a funeral or memorial service that celebrates a life of dignified service.

Let us serve you

We at Forest Lawn West Funeral & Cremation Service and Forest Lawn West Cemetery are dedicated to our community. Over the years, we have served families from every area of Mecklenburg and Gaston Counties with a commitment to high standards.

Please call us, day or night, if we may assist with burial, cremation or funeral planning in Charlotte.


Forest Lawn West Cemetery was founded in 1935. Shortly thereafter, construction began on the mausoleum, which was completed in 1937.

Forest Lawn West Funeral & Cremation Service was added to the property in 2006.

Today, both the funeral home and cemetery are members of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers, continuing our legacy of care for Charlotte families.

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