Hathaway-Myers Chapel has provided funeral and cremation services in the Columbus, Indiana, area for more than 100 years. Although our services have evolved over the years, our commitment to serving you has remained unchanged.
Flexible chapel space
Our chapel can be used for hosting your religious events
- Piano/organ on site
- Coffee lounge
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Onsite crematory
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Option for home delivery of ashes
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Audio and video equipment
- Police escort available
- Multicultural funerals
Free Funeral Planning Resources
Funeral planning can seem overwhelming. These guides can help you every step of the way—from choosing between traditional burial planning and cremation, designing a religious ceremony or a celebration of life, and deciding on cemetery property or filing for veteran's benefits.
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Historic Columbus funeral home
Our funeral home is a historic home with a beautifully restored and decorated interior with lovely furnishings, remarkable stairways and magnificent fireplaces. We also have a large lighted parking lot, and our facility is handicap accessible.
Committed to serve
Start by telling us a story, and we will weave a beautiful tribute honoring the unique life of your loved one. Whether you prefer a traditional funeral service, a cremation and memorial or a contemporary celebration, let us handle the details so you can truly celebrate a life well lived.
All of our services are designed to help you through one of the most emotional and difficult stages of life. We are committed to helping you and deliver compassionate, professional and personal service. Please let us know if you need immediate assistance or if you would like more information about our advanced planning options.
Father and son
Hathaway-Myers Chapel in Columbus opened our doors in 1894, then known as the Davidson-Henderson Funeral Home. Walter Hathaway bought the business in 1907, and the name was changed to Hathaway & Son Funeral Home. When son, Paul Hathaway, joined his father in 1912, the funeral home relocated to 544 Washington Street.
The next generation
John K. Hathaway became associated with the firm in 1925, which was 2 years after the death of his grandfather, Walter. In July 1948, the firm moved to its current location at 1022 Pearl Street. On October 1, 1964, Richard W. Morrison bought the firm, and it was known as the Hathaway-Morrison Funeral Home.
A new partnership
Later in 1971, Steven "Pat" Myers became associated with the firm as a licensed funeral director, and on January 1, 1972, he purchased the business and the name was changed to Hathaway-Myers Funeral Chapel. The funeral home is now a member of the Dignity Memorial® network, offering you exceptional services with the dedication you expect from a local Columbus establishment.
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