FAQ - Services

What are the basic services of the funeral director?

Hall Davis & Son Furneral Service basic services of the Funeral Director include:

  1. The funeral home must be available 24 hours a day to receive calls. 
  2. Execute the proper papers according to state law as it pertains to permission to embalm. 
  3. Execute any special request of the family.
  4. Obtain necessary information to activate removal of remains with proper authorized permission.
  5. Dispatch first call persons and vehicle to properly remove the body from the designated location.  Hall Davis & Son Funeral Service can coordinate transporting a body form anywhere in the world. This is coordinated by the funeral home, and must comply with FTC and OSHA Rules.
  6. The funeral home arranges embalming, once they have permission.
  7. The funeral home sets up time for the family to come in to make arrangements, which are preformed by a licensed Director. 
  8. The Director must comply with FTC rule by providing the family with a General Price List of Goods and Services. 
  9. The Funeral Director obtains Vital Statistic information for the Death Certificate. 
  10. The Funeral Director arranges for the Death Certificate to be taken to doctor for cause of death.  Then picked-up and taken to Health Unit where the number of certified Death Certificates ordered by family will be obtained for the family. 
  11. The Funeral Director/Funeral Home coordernates the time and place of service, newspaper notice, ordering of a vault if needed , ordering the casket spray, ordering a police escort, arranging limousines for pickup and filing all necessary forms (Insurance, Permits, Death Certificates, VA, Social Security, etc.)