Funeral and cremation

Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home & Cremation Services


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At Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services on Preston Highway in the Okolona neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky, we have served families in Jefferson and Bullitt counties since 1957. Our experienced and compassionate team members provide a full range of funeral and cremation services, and we also have special offerings to serve the Hispanic community.







Our Difference

We want you to feel confident planning a funeral for yourself or a loved one. Here are some of the unique benefits we offer to help relieve your family of emotional and financial burdens.

  • National plan transferability

  • Personal Planning Guide

  • Free online obituary

  • Price protection

  • Experts in honoring veterans

  • Away from home protection

  • Celebration of life

  • Compassion help line

  • 100% Dignity Service Guarantee

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Well-appointed funeral home facility

Large, spacious and well maintained, our funeral home facility is equipped to handle all of your needs. In addition to a traditional chapel that has pew-style seating and beautiful stained-glass windows, we also have a lobby, visitation room and reception room—all of which are designed to feel welcoming and comforting.

Personalized funeral service

Every person lives a unique journey, therefore, at Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services, we believe no funerals should be alike. Our top priority is to create one-of-a-kind tributes that families will remember and cherish forever. From photographs and music to mementos and catered meals, there are countless ways to celebrate a loved one’s life. Even the smallest personal touch can make a big impact.

Committed to serving Louisville families

We are proud to be a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. When you choose Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services, you not only receive the compassionate care you expect from a Louisville-operated establishment, but also the value and amenities you deserve from North America’s largest network of funeral home and cemetery service providers.


Originally built in 1957 in the Okolona neighborhood of Louisville, the business was acquired by Arch L. Heady and Son in 1963 and became the Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service that same year.

Decades of service

Providing reputable service to the Louisville area since the beginning, we joined the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers in 1998, providing even more services to our community. At Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services, we continue to lead and innovate while maintaining a high quality of service.

Visit us

You are welcome to visit us at 8519 Preston Highway in Okolona to meet our team and tour our beautiful funeral home. Please contact us if you need immediate assistance or if you would like more information about our funeral and cremation services.

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Life Well Celebrated

We take personalized funeral services to the next level with custom menus, themed decor, just the right music, keepsakes and much more to reflect the unique life of each individual.

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