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.
Celebration of Life center
Facility is designed for personalized funeral celebrations
Flexible chapel space
Our chapel can be used for hosting your religious events
- Coffee lounge
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Cremation viewing suite
- Option for home delivery of ashes
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
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
- Popular music selections
Services available to coordinate visitation or viewing at a private residence
- 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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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."
"Same as above."
"My family has used this funeral home for 5 generations. The staff have always been willing to go above and beyond!"
"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..."See More
"The staff was professional and kind. Caitlin was the funeral director for both of my parents' service. She did an amazing job. Caitlin arranged the Honor Guard for my dad's service."
"MY DADS BROTHER WAS SCHEDULED FOR SURGERY SO THE STAFF SET UP A VIEWING FOR HIM THE DAY BEFORE SINCE HE WOULDNT BE ABLE TO ATTEND. THEY WENT BEYOND EXPECTATIONS."