About

In 1969, Gaylan Duncan began serving South Texas families from Goliad to Edna by offering funeral services in Victoria, Texas. Today, Colonial Funeral Home continues the tradition of providing comfort and compassion while caring for families in the Golden Crescent.

Versatile funeral home

Centrally located in Victoria to better serve the Crossroads community, Colonial Funeral Home welcomes you into our spacious chapel and 2 convenient staterooms. Our dedicated reception area can be adapted for a celebration of life event, catered reception or private family gathering.

Compassionate care

Lobby at Colonial Funeral HomeOur team of funeral directors gets to know you on a personal level to better create a memorial experience that will be forever remembered by all who attend. Whether you prefer a traditional funeral service, contemporary celebration of life or a service with elements of each, you can depend on us to meet your needs and wishes. We'll provide guidance and support every step of the way, from selecting the right funeral or cremation plan to explaining funeral costs and personalizing the ceremony.

Supporting the Victoria community

Colonial Funeral Home team members take an active role in our community. Our team members directly participate in the Victoria Professional Express Network, an affiliate of the American Business Women's Association. We are also involved in the Lions Club of Victoria. Across the Golden Crescent, our employees are involved in local churches, schools and veteran organizations.

We are privileged to provide the Victoria County Veterans Council with ceremonial flag cases and white gloves for use during military funerals, with proper military honors provided to veterans under our care.

Trusted provider

As a Dignity Memorial® provider, we provide compassionate care with firsthand knowledge of the Golden Crescent community as well as exclusive benefits and services from North America's largest network of funeral, cremation and memorialization service providers.

History

Growing with Victoria

In 1969, Victoria County resident Gaylan Duncan founded and established Colonial Funeral Home to serve families from Bloomington to McFaddin. As the area grew in prosperity and population, the Duncan family built a strong reputation based on providing excellent care to the entire Crossroads region of South Texas. Gaylan led a team of professionals through example, showing his team the importance of placing families first. He passed away in 2016.

Keeping tradition

Today, our local funeral directors carry on his legacy by providing carefully planned funeral services in Victoria with a personal touch. Our funeral home remains responsive to the distinct needs of each individual family. We treasure the trust we've earned in the Victoria community. At Colonial Funeral Home, our commitment to honoring and serving the Victoria County community continues.

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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.

"Colonial Funeral home staff is amazing! They not only took care of my sweet mama but because she was under hospice care for 7 months, it's like they kept checking on her. So when the time came, they embraced me and my family and made the entire service a beautiful celebration of her life! My deepest heartfelt thank you for everything! You truly hav

e a servants heart!❤️"

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August 2022

"All of the staff was very helpful and kind. They listened to our needs and wants. The funeral was very nice and we were very happy with the services received. I feel that the staff at Colonial Funeral went above and beyond in the services provided for our family."

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December 2021

"Bill at the graveyard service was really nice. I just wish he would have took off his jacket suit. I told him to. I knew he was hot."

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August 2021

"Very happy with help received"

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March 2021

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