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About

At Caughman-Harman Funeral Homes, we have provided funeral and cremation services to the greater Lexington County, South Carolina community since 1966. Caughman-Harman Funeral Home–Lexington Chapel is located on North Lake Drive in the town of Lexington. With our high level of service and experienced team members, we aim to serve any family who walks through our doors, no matter their religion or culture.

We celebrate life

Each person’s life is unique and deserves to be celebrated as such. At Caughman-Harman Funeral Home–Lexington Chapel, we are passionate about creating one-of-a-kind tributes that celebrate a loved one’s special qualities. From photographs and mementos to music and food, there are hundreds of ways to celebrate your loved one’s life.

Whether you have an immediate need or are making arrangements in advance, our team members will try to go above and beyond to create a funeral or memorial service that exceeds your expectations.

A funeral home that’s both historic and modern

Water feature at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home - Lexington ChapelOur beautiful colonial-style funeral home facility was built in 1850. The pre-Civil War structure has historic significance in Lexington as it was known as the John Meetze House and was almost burned down by Union soldiers. While our funeral home has quite a storied history, it has all the modern amenities that today’s families require. To better serve the Lexington community, an addition was designed by Drafts/Jumper Architects to blend with and complement the original structure. The addition boasts a 1,700-square foot space that serves as a combination chapel/reposing room, offices and a restroom. Our facility also has a reception room for catered events and a gorgeous atrium with a flowing fountain, live plants and benches to allow families to sit and reflect.

Caughman-Harman Funeral Homes had the first crematory in South Carolina and it is one of the only crematories in the Midlands certified by the Cremation Association of America (CANA).

Trusted provider

We are members of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. When you choose Caughman Harman Funeral Home, you not only receive the compassionate care you expect from a Lexington-operated establishment but also the value you deserve from North America’s largest network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers.

Please give us a call. We are here to serve you.

History

Caughman-Harman Funeral Home was founded in 1966 when Steve Caughman, owner of Sale Funeral Home and Harry O. Harman, owner of Harman Funeral Home, merged their funeral home businesses.

Historic pre-Civil War era funeral home

Front exterior at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home - Lexington ChapelBefore it was a funeral home, Caughman-Harman Funeral Home–Lexington Chapel's building was a home. Built in 1850, it was known as the John Meetze House.

For more than 50 years, Caughman-Harman Funeral Home–Lexington Chapel has served families in the Midlands area and stands ready to serve future generations.

Learn about our founders

Steve Caughman graduated from Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 1960. He was employed by Harold R. Sale at the Sale Funeral Home prior to his purchasing the business. He served as president of the South Carolina Funeral Directors Association in 1983 and served as a Deputy Coroner for Lexington County. Steve’s sons, Stephen Todd Caughman and Brent Hampton Caughman, entered the family business and today, they serve as managers of the funeral home.

Harry O. Harman graduated from Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 1959 and opened Harman Funeral Home in 1961. He served as president of the South Carolina State Board of Funeral Service from 1968 to 1970 and then served as president of the South Carolina Funeral Directors Association from 1973 to 1974. Harry served as Lexington County Coroner from 1977 until his passing on April 18, 2014.

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Interested in learning more? Call us at 803-359-6118 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.

"Choose Caughman-Harman if you want to feel like your loved one is taken care of and not pressured to buy the many extras that are available- unless you want your loved one on the moon. (That is pretty cool.) Thank you, Brent Caughman!"

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November 2020

"This facility will act in the most professional and considerate way to ensure you have what you and your family need to help with your needs to say goodbye and receive closure. Every day will be a small trial to get through but the people at Caughman-Harmon make the journey easier to navigate."

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November 2020

"Caughman-Harman Funeral Home is and has always been the place to receive professionalism and excellent care to our loved ones and family."

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September 2020

"The family has received many positive comments about the visitation and service. We are quite pleased with everything, from the time our loved one was picked up, until the time of her committal ."

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September 2020

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Upcoming Events

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