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About

At Ball & Dodd Funeral Home in Spokane, Washington, we have proudly served Spokane-area families since 1938. Our beautiful facility offers families a comforting environment with modern architecture, exceptional service and a highly professional and caring team.

We celebrate life

Let's start with a story. At Ball & Dodd Funeral Home, we like to think of ourselves as expert storytellers. Our imaginative team takes all of the elements that make a person special, such as a favorite hobby or lifelong passion, and weave them together to create a singular memorial like no other.

Was he an avid horseback rider? We can display his treasured saddle in the chapel and have a procession with his trusty stallion leading the way. Did she make the best pasta in the state of Washington? We can have a catered spaghetti dinner and send guests home with a jar of her famous tomato sauce.

Of course, if you'd prefer a more traditional funeral service, we are happy to do that as well. We are committed to meeting your wishes and needs.

We Honor Veterans level 3 badgeWe honor veterans

At Ball & Dodd Funeral Home, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Three Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, our staff is knowledgeable in the benefits available to veterans and their families. With respect, integrity and dignity, we will walk you through the steps of creating a veteran's memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.

State-of-the-art funeral home

Chapel at Ball & Dodd Funeral HomeAt Ball & Dodd, we can handle services of all types and sizes. In addition to our chapel, which has traditional pew seating, we offer a sun-filled event space that's perfect for Life Well Celebrated® events as well as a multi-purpose reception center that's ideal for catered receptions. Whether you prefer an intimate gathering of close family and friends or a large celebration with a lot of guests, we can accommodate your needs.

Visit us

We invite you to stop by to meet our team and tour our beautiful funeral home. You can find us in Northwest Spokane on West Wellesley Avenue, near the entrance to Fairmount Memorial Park and the Spokane Veterans Medical Center.

Please give us a call you need immediate assistance or if you would like more information about our funeral and cremation services.

History

Founded by brothers Howard and Elwood Ball, Ball & Dodd Funeral Home has provided a high level of professionalism and integrity to Spokane-area families since 1938.

The Ball Brothers and the founder of Father's Day

The Ball brothers partnered with a well-known member of Spokane: Sonora Smart Dodd and her husband, John Bruce Dodd. Sonora, who held her father in great esteem, approached the Spokane Ministerial Alliance about a day for fatherhood to be recognized. She was responsible for the celebration of the first Father's Day, which was held on June 19, 1910 in Spokane.

Over time, the idea of Father's Day became popular and embraced across the nation. In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson sent a telegraph to Spokane praising its Father's Day services. In 1966, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed a presidential proclamation declaring the third Sunday of June as Father's Day. In 1972, President Nixon established a permanent national observance of Father's Day to be held on the 3rd Sunday of June each year.

Trusted funeral service provider

Today, Ball & Dodd Funeral Home is proud to be a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery providers, offering exclusive benefits, compassionate care and personalized service you can trust.

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100% SERVICE GUARANTEE

At Dignity Memorial, we take our promises seriously. That’s why we offer a 100% service guarantee. We strive to get every detail right the first time, every time. If for some reason we don’t and you’re dissatisfied with any aspect of your service, we will remedy it quickly and fully.

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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.

"My Mother made her arrangements 25+ years in advance and everything was just as she requested"

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July 2020

"They went above and beyond to make sure our experience was more successful and all our needs were meant. We really enjoyed working with them. Thanks for everything."

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July 2020

"Personal care concern"

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June 2020

"Everyone we encountered did an absolutely wonderful job. It was smooth and beautiful. I really appreciate all the care that was taking with the deceased family member and the care and handling of all of us. We felt welcomed, comfortable and at ease knowing he was being put to rest just the way we wanted. We had full trust in this company to meet all of our needs."

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January 2020

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