Owning and operating a funeral home or cemetery is much more than just running a small business. Helping people memorializing a lost loved one is a passion and calling that you’ve poured your heart and soul into perfecting. However, your funeral home or cemetery must still operate efficiently and profitably to keep its doors open. Wouldn’t it be nice if you had someone in your corner to provide comprehensive financial insights and real solutions? We have your back.

Live Oak Bank’s team of funeral home and cemetery loan experts possess the experience to give you confidence when facing challenges and reaching new growth. We offer a variety of loan products to meet the diverse needs of the funeral profession, and can offer small business funding of over $10 million. Our non-commission sales team will work with you to determine which product best fits the unique needs of your funeral home or cemetery.

Whether you’re seeking to buy a funeral home or sell a funeral home, our team is ready to offer solutions. Our financing expertise and industry knowledge will help you reach your goals and avoid costly mistakes.

Need a little guidance and advice? Contact a loan specialist, they're ready to help.

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If you do it correctly and you do it with your heart and you’re passionate about it, it’s a very rewarding business.”

- Mike McBride, Owner, New Hyde Park Funeral Home

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We are committed to treating you like you are our only customer. One of the many ways we deliver on this promise is by creating and offering valuable guides made for the funeral profession. Our expert insights are ready for you now in our resource library.

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Why Live Oak


We’ll take you where you need to go with our deep industry and product expertise. Our team understands the ins and outs of different business models, and we package your loan accordingly. Every industry has its own nuances and our lenders get that. When it comes to matching your businesses with the best loan, you can trust that it will be the ideal fit.


Our commitment to efficiency and transparency helps you avoid costly mistakes. We work hard to streamline the entire loan process, from the initial conversation to the day you get your money. Throughout your Live Oak experience, we’ll keep you updated and informed. By taking advantage of next-generation technology, your loan will move through each stage seamlessly. Our experienced team knows that your time is valuable, and we won’t waste any of it.


We strive to provide unmatched service and an unwavering dedication to your success. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do at Live Oak. We like to say that we treat every customer like our only customer, and we honestly mean that. Your hopes, your dreams and your goals hold a lot of weight – it is what we work together to achieve. Going above and beyond for you is simply how we operate. We can only say that we’re successful when you are too, so we’ll do everything in our power to make that happen.

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