About

At Fairdale-McDaniel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, we create beautifully personalized memorial tributes as a full-service funeral home in Fairdale, Kentucky. Your stories inspire us to celebrate the uniqueness of a lifetime through a tailored memorial tribute to be treasured by all who attend.

Create the perfect memorial tribute

Tell us about the defining pursuits and driving passions that defined a lifetime, and we will tailor a memorial service to match. Imagine a cruise-in hosted on behalf of the motorcycle fan who spent every free weekend on her chopper, with a bike show in our spacious parking lot and her cruiser on display in our flexible reception space. Envision a golf-themed service for your family’s most avid golfer, with golfing greens as carpets and keepsake imprinted golf balls for guests to take on their next trip to the links. With our creative resources and your imagination, our professional funeral directors can fulfill almost any final wish.

Guidance and support through every detail

Kitchen at Fairdale-McDaniel Funeral Home & Cremation ServicesWhether you choose a traditional religious ceremony or an upbeat celebration of life, we provide a selection of personalized elements to make each ceremony uniquely yours. Military funerals, including services with military honors, commemorate the selfless sacrifice of those who served our country. Those who choose cremation may opt to host a viewing beforehand, with optional burial or scattering of cremated remains at the cemetery of your choosing. Let us cater your favorite dishes or personal recipes, prepared and served by our professional caterers at your home or in our flexible reception space, so you can spend more time with those who matter most. From music to decor, count on us to guide you through every aspect of funeral planning.

Count on us

We welcome families from Hollyvilla to Shively to our interfaith chapel, which serves celebrants of all traditions and faiths. Please contact us if we may assist with funeral arrangements in Fairdale or if you would like to schedule a tour of our chapel and staterooms. We consider it an honor to serve the greater Louisville community we call home.

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Remember the one you love

Honor the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest.

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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

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Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our Washelli locations.

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Bouquet of flowers on a cemetery

Remember the one you love

Honor the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest.

Learn More
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Unable to find an obituary?

Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our other locations.

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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.

"We have been using this funeral home for years. Every staff member we came in contact with was so friendly and accommodating. Since they remodeled there's only one family in there at a time. Which makes it even more personal. Thank you for your help during such a difficult time for our family."

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

October 2021

"Extremely professional and compassionate! Highly Recommended them."

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Cremation Customer

May 2021

"Very helpful prices reasonable. Carol was so wonderful to us. Followed up several times to make sure we were taken care of and pleased"

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Cremation Customer

June 2020

"MY FAMILY HAS USED MC DANIEL FUNERAL HOME SINCE AROUND 1952. WE HAVE ALWAYS BEEN GIVEN THE BEST YOU HAVE TO OFFER. I WOULD RECOMMEND - YOUR SERVICES TO ANYONE. THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP."

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October 2018