About

The tradition of Wylie-Baxley Funeral Home dates back to 1894. For more than 70 years, we were the only funeral home serving central Brevard County, and we built a reputation for compassionate, professional funeral and cremation services—a reputation that we uphold to this day.

Your trusted funeral provider

Funeral service options have evolved in our many decades in business, but our commitment to high standards remains unchanged. Our funeral home in Merritt Island has responded to changing times, and you can expect to find our team dedicated to your every need.

Whether you seek a direct cremation; traditional funeral with a graveside service and cemetery burial; or a modern celebration of life with live music, catering and a send-off that reflects the personality and passions of yourself or your loved one, we go the extra mile to make it happen. And we do it with a high level of care.

Do you want a dove release? You got it. How about the best seafood in Merritt Island? You can have that too. What about personalized golf balls as mementos? Yes. The list is virtually endless. Our team will take the time to visit with your family and help plan a personalized memorial honoring your loved one's life.

Contact our team

As a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery providers, Wylie-Baxley Funeral Home is committed to exceeding expectations. Please contact us for immediate assistance or if you would like more information about our services.

History

William A. Hindle founded Wylie-Baxley Funeral Home in 1894. Until 1965, we were the only funeral home in central Brevard County. Today, we are the only funeral home in Merritt Island. We provide Florida families in Merritt Island, Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach and surrounding areas with compassionate and professional funeral, burial and cremation services.

 

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Every Detail Remembered

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An experience like no other, carefully crafted by our caring planning team.

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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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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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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.

"The staff and facilities at Wylie-Baxley were excellent. We were touched by their caring concern and their willingness to go above and beyond expected efforts to ensure that our needs and wishes were met. Thank you, Wylie-Baxley!"

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May 2021

"I highly recommend Wylie Baxley to any family that is hurting these people were the most caring and considerate people I have ever dealt with!"

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May 2021

"the reason I stated we were not contacted after the service is everything was taken care of prior to the service. we had a personal service on the beach 5 weeks after my father passed and reunited my mother's ashes and my father's ashes on the beach (ocean water) where they owned a condo on their anniversary."

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April 2021

"Professional and all aspects of our time in need were met with great care and compassion."

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March 2021

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