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Burcham Tobias Funeral Home in Fairborn, Ohio, has designed meaningful funeral and cremation services for over 55 years. Our funeral home in Fairborn was founded in 1959, and today, we serve the Fairborn community and surrounding areas with a tradition of excellence.

Fairborn funeral services

The funeral directors and associates at Burcham Tobias Funeral Home are dedicated to supporting families during difficult times in their lives. We focus on celebrating and sharing the lives of your loved ones, while preserving memories with dignity and honor. We look forward to continuing the legacy that our founder, Warren K. Burcham, began so many years ago and live by his quote, "Service is our pride."

Design a fitting tribute

Regardless of whether you choose a traditional funeral ceremony or contemporary cremation, our services allow families to create a fitting tribute that honors their loved one. We understand how important your loved ones are to family and friends, which is why we help design a service that celebrates their life.

Did they enjoy the outdoors or animals? Or do you need a military funeral service that showcases their commitment to our country? No matter their passions, families can plan a special memorial that friends and family will cherish. In addition, we help plan catered events, write obituaries and create personal keepsakes for guests.

Meet our local experts

Burcham Tobias Funeral Home is a locally operated funeral home in Fairborn, which allows us to deliver the care you need from residents who live, work and volunteer in the area. Our funeral home team wants to make the funeral planning process as simple as possible while providing comfort when you need it most.

We welcome the opportunity to serve you during this difficult time. Feel free to come by or call Burcham Tobias Funeral Home to learn more about our funeral and cremation options. We'll be there every step of the way—whether you need immediate assistance or wish to plan ahead for a service.


Burcham Tobias Funeral Home in Fairborn, Ohio, has a long reputation for serving families with their funeral and cremation needs. We consider it an honor to serve the Greene County community.

Our funeral care begins

The history of Burcham Tobias Funeral Home began in 1959 when Warren K. Burcham purchased a small, white house on Main Street in Fairborn, Ohio. This house soon became Warren K. Burcham Funeral Home. The original house was in Osborn, Ohio, and the 2 villages of Fairfield and Osborn merged in 1950 after the Great Dayton Flood of 1913, which forced Osborn to move out of a flood plain alongside Fairfield.

Family tradition in Fairborn

Warren and his wife, Frances, served Fairborn residents until Warren’s untimely death in 1985, after a brief battle with cancer. After Warren passed, Frances felt she could only sell the funeral home to a family member. At the time, her nephew, Skip, was part owner of Littleton Funeral Home in Springfield, Ohio, when Frances asked him to purchase the business.

Skip sold his portion of Littleton Funeral Home to his good friend, Tom Rue, and came back to Fairborn. When Skip returned, he changed the name to Burcham Funeral Home. For the next 30 years, Skip served families in our area. Meanwhile, Frances is still living and resides in Sarasota, Florida. She still keeps in contact with several past employees as well.

Changing with the times

Over the years, the funeral home would undergo many changes, including a major remodel in 2003. Later in 2010, a former apprentice to Skip, Kevin Jennings, assumed the role as manager, and the funeral home changed names to Burcham Jennings Funeral Home from 2010 to 2016.

On March 16, 2016, Skip Burcham passed away at the age of 67. The following year, 2 Miami Valley traditions combined to form Burcham Tobias Funeral Home, and in April 2017, the funeral home experienced another renovation.

Service is our pride

At Burcham Tobias Funeral Home, we added a remodeled arrangement room and new office to better serve you. There have been many changes over the years, yet Burcham Tobias Funeral Home has always been there in your time of grief and sorrow. In other words: "Service is our pride."

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Interested in learning more? Call us at 937-878-0711 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.

"True team of professionals and very engaged in our family. Thanks for everything."

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November 2020

"Same as above."

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August 2020

"My family has used this funeral home for 5 generations. The staff have always been willing to go above and beyond!"

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August 2020

"I felt the service went smoothly. Visitation went smoothly. My mother looked beautiful. Did a great job on her. Pastor Majors did an excellent job. He performed service just how we asked him to do. We're were very happy with everything."

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February 2020

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