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.

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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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Why Live Oak


Success in the funeral profession is achieved through expertise. This generally only comes with years of experience and commitment. Your business deserves to have partners that match your level of expertise and provide real solutions for your business problems. Live Oak’s extensive experience in the funeral profession allows us to use our financing expertise to provide simple solutions to help your business achieve success.


Your long-term success is our main focus. From the time your loan closes until the day it is paid off, our dedicated servicing team will be by your side to help with any financial decisions and business needs. Your assigned business analyst will provide support for all types of financial situations, including any future loan needs.


We strongly believe that learning inspires growth. Live Oak is committed to developing valuable and relevant educational resources that help you become a better business owner and funeral professional. Your growth ultimately improves your business’s performance, impacts your ability to serve your customers and lead your employees.

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