Funeral and cremation

Wylie-Baxley Funeral Home


How may we help you?

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.






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

  • Your loved one never leaves our care

  • Free online obituary

  • Price protection

  • Experts in honoring veterans

  • Away from home protection

  • Celebration of life

  • Compassion help line

  • Perpetual cemetery care

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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.


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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