The Earthman family and their funeral homes and cemeteries have been providing funeral , cemetery and cremation services for Houston, Texas since 1889. For more than a century, our commitment has remained unchanged and yet, our funeral homes, cemeteries and cremation services have always responded to the changing needs of the community. We are pleased to once again be on the leading edge of our industry with this web site.
EarthmanFunerals.com was designed to provide you and your family information about our Houston funeral homes, cemeteries and cremation services to give you peace of mind today, and comfort in the future.
To navigate this web site, simply use the menu bar above with the choices; Welcome, Our Services, Advance Planning, Helpful Info, Tributes & Obituaries and Contact Us. Move your mouse over each item to see a submenu of selections. Some topics of special interest on this website are begun below for your convenience including the history of Earthman funeral homes in Houston, help with grief and the death of a loved one and planning funeral services in advance.
With this web site, we hope you will agree, Earthman Funeral Directors & Cemeteries has once again, set the standard for funeral homes, cemeteries and cremation services in Houston, Texas.
In 1889 James Bradshaw Earthman, Sr. founded what is now Earthman Funeral Directors & Cemeteries in Taylor, Texas where he was a blacksmith and livery proprietor. The town of Taylor purchased a horse drawn hearse, and as proprietor of the livery stable he was frequently asked by the townspeople to assist with their funeral needs. Beginning in 1889, providing funeral services became James B. Earthman's full-time profession.
In 1904 Mr. Earthman and his friend, railroad surveyor J.C. McCarty, moved to Houston and established the Earthman and McCarty Undertaking Company at 715 Main Street, building the first funeral home in Houston... Learn more.
Grief is the physical, emotional and mental condition brought on by a loss, or the death of someone you love. Grief is our body's natural ability to heal our emotional injury. Grieving is difficult and many times assistance of friends, loved ones or a grief counselor is needed. Grief is a personal process characterized by three phases. The three phases of grief are... Learn more.
There are many benefits to pre-arranging your familys funeral services. When you express your wishes and make arrangements in advance, funeral services become a tremendous source of comfort and encouragement to loved ones.
Earthman Funeral Directors has been helping Houston-area families pre-arrange their funeral and burial services or cremation services for more than 60 years. In fact, we pioneered the concept in 1939; and today, pre-planning funeral and burial services or cremation services is a part of everyone’s estate planning... Learn more.