Funeral and cremation

Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home

How may we help you?

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. 


  • Catered Receptions
  • Chapel


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.

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