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At Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home, we have served Coshocton, Ohio, families with compassion, care and the finest in funeral service for over 50 years. As Coshocton's only full-service chapel, we'll be here whenever you and your family need support, compassion and guidance through this emotionally challenging stage of life. 

Compassionate care and memorable tributes

Our expert team stands ready to guide you through the wide range of funeral and cremation options available. Simply tell our funeral directors about the defining elements of a lifetime—a favorite artist, song, motto or hobby—and we will work with you to create a personalized memorial service that truly reflects a personality.

Formal religious ceremonies, military funerals and contemporary celebrations of life are among our specialties. Our spacious chapel seats more than 300 guests and adapts to suit ceremonies of every culture, faith and tradition. Catering and reception services create an ideal opportunity for family and friends to reconnect in remembrance.

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Generations of Coshocton families have trusted Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home to provide for their needs at a sensitive time. We are honored by that trust, and committed to excellence in service. Please reach out if we may offer a tour of our chapel, or if you need immediate assistance with funeral options.


Arthur Dawson founded Dawson Funeral Home and was joined later by his son, Robert. His grandson, R. Stephen Dawson, joined the firm in 1964 and served Central Ohio families until his retirement in December 2004. In 2015, R. Stephen Dawson was awarded the 50 Years of Funeral Directing Certificate by the State of Ohio.

William D. Given founded Given Funeral Home in 1970 after purchasing Glass Funeral Home on Main Street. In 1974, he also purchased the O’Neil Funeral Home on Main Street in West Lafayette, Ohio. His sons, Bill and Bob, joined the firm in 1976 and remain actively involved in client service to this day.

On July 1, 1981, Given Funeral Home purchased Dawson Funeral Home to form Given-Dawson Funeral Home. Jessica Paisley joined Given-Dawson Funeral Home as a funeral director and embalmer in 2008. Jessica became the firm's general manager 4 years later. In 2017, the firm added Jessica's name to become Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home.

Today, we’re proud to be a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers, offering increased quality and value with local service you can trust.







At Dignity Memorial, we take our promises seriously. That’s why we offer a 100% service guarantee. We strive to get every detail right the first time, every time. If for some reason we don’t and you’re dissatisfied with any aspect of your service, we will remedy it quickly and fully.

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Interested in learning more? Call us at 740-622-1711 to request a custom quote.

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Ratings & Reviews

Verified Customer Reviews

Since 2005, many of our customers have taken the time to tell us how we did each year via our Voice of the Customer program. Our star ratings and comments from families come directly from these surveys.

"Our experience in this very emotional time was better than expected. Jessica was very professional and willing to go above and beyond expectations. My wife was handled with care and we where treated like family."

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February 2021

"When they say that they will take care of everything they mean it . They did a wonderful job from start to finish. They made the entire experience relaxing and stress free. They genuinely cared about every aspect from the first meeting to the last and everything in between. They honored my family with genuine care and concern and the utmost respect. My dad would be proud! He received the honor that he deserves for sure. I am forever grateful. Thank you again and again. I love you all so much."

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January 2021

"The whole experience was outstanding, I highly recommend Given Dawson funeral home."

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Burial & Memorial Service Customer

January 2020

"Jessica was warm and understanding from the very beginning and even after. Losing a loved one is very hard and facing making arrangements is not a task anyone wants. Jessica made it easy and stress free."

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Burial & Memorial Service Customer

October 2019

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