Memorable funerals draw inspiration from life to create a deeper connection with family and friends. It is our goal at Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home in Port Lavaca, Texas, to create a meaningful memorial service for every family we serve.
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Option for home delivery of ashes
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
- Catered events
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Audio and video equipment
- Police escort available
Free Funeral Planning Resources
Funeral planning can seem overwhelming. These guides can help you every step of the way—from choosing between traditional burial planning and cremation, designing a religious ceremony or a celebration of life, and deciding on cemetery property or filing for veteran's benefits.
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Custom funerals, memorial services
Our dedicated team of professional funeral directors listens to you for inspiration. A favorite song, cherished color or lifelong hobby can be woven into your service to create the personal touch that makes a difference. Guests can enjoy the taste of an heirloom recipe through a custom-catered reception. Give those who attend a lasting keepsake personalized with your family name. Let your creativity inspire our funeral directors to create a funeral service to be remembered by all.
We serve all families
Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home welcomes guests of all faiths, backgrounds and cultures to our chapel, staterooms and reception area, which adapt to your personal needs. Our location in Port Lavaca offers access from Victoria Regional Airport and is especially convenient to the coastal communities of Bloomington, Indianola and Port O’Connor.
Don’t rush. Take your time. Our team will patiently help you get the details right, so final wishes are fulfilled beautifully. Count us to guide you through the variety of burial and cremation options available, including casket selection, monuments and interment.
Supporting the Lavaca community
Our team takes an active role in the community in which we live. Our annual Appreciation Barbecue is our gesture of thanks for local first responders, clergy and military. You’ll find our team members calling bingo at the senior citizen’s center, providing lunches at local churches and donating to the Calhoun County Veterans Joint Honor Guard. It is our pleasure to donate the cake for the annual Tree of Angels service. These gestures of appreciation exemplify our way of reassuring the community that we are always here to serve.
Depend on Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home during every step of your journey. Please contact us at anytime to learn more about our burial options, or take a tour of our beautiful Coastal Texas funeral home in Port Lavaca.
We are honored to be part of the vibrant history of Calhoun County. The land beneath Richardson Funeral Home was originally purchased by Frank Richardson in 1947.
Over 70 years of funeral service
Over the next 50 years, the small funeral home on Main Street provided outstanding care to families across Calhoun County. Ownership of the funeral home in Port Lavaca changed hands several times throughout the years, and in 1961, Frank Kelly Sr. took the helm.
In 1988, Lloyd G. Hobbs took control until 1999, and in 2001, we became the Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home. Our current building has been in operation since 1960, when it was built by Rudy Rendon. As part of the historic fabric of Calhoun County, it is our honor to serve the community in which we work and live.
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