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Offering Complete Funeral Arrangement Solutions

A leading, funeral service provider, Barlow Bonsall is here to support you with competence, care and a great deal of compassion. Whether you just lost a loved one and need immediate assistance, or simply want to plan ahead, we can help.

A Clear Mission: Helping You Cope With Funeral Planning

At Barlow Bonsall we have made it our mission to alleviate the bureaucratic stress that has traditionally permeated funeral arrangements acting as a trusted, effective partner to the bereaved. We provide quality, yet affordable solutions for all funeral and cremation needs, as well as for the transport of the deceased. And in everything we do, we let dignity and respect for human life and death guide our way.

Convincing Credentials: 135 Years of Service

At Barlow Bonsall, we draw on our extensive experience as funeral service providers to offer you true excellence in funeral arrangements. We are humbled by the patronage of our client families, proud to have earned their trust, and grateful for the stellar reputation they have helped us to build.

A Comprehensive Offer: Complete Funeral Services

We offer both immediate assistance and pre-planning support, cater to all faiths, and call on our proven partner network to provide complete national and international coverage.

If immediate assistance is required, we offer the following services:

  • Transporting the deceased - nationally and internationally, as needed
  • Caring for the deceased - washing, embalming, storing, etc. as needed
  • Planning and performing funeral services - burial or cremation
  • Dealing with documentation - certificates, authorizations, obituaries, etc.
  • Providing ceremonial items - caskets, religious items, flags, flowers, etc.
  • Customizing funeral arrangements - coordinating between service providers.

Need immediate assistance? Please call us 304.342.8135 / 800.423.0648.

If you are ready to plan ahead to achieve peace of mind and take the burden off your family down the road, our full-time Pre-Need Funeral Director is available to discuss different options with you and create a plan that is customized to your needs.

 

Service Excellence
Rooted in Tradition

Back in 1875, in Charleston, West Virginia, the Johnsons founded a company with a clear mission: to offer families compassionate, competent assistance during their time of grief, alleviate any type of bureaucratic stress, and provide respectful, dignified funeral arrangements.

Over the years, much has changed. Our company has grown, our funeral services have expanded as did our partner network, and our facilities have been upgraded. Still, our core values have remained the same.

We are still strictly family run and operated; Barlow Bonsall is now managed by Johnsons of the third and fourth generation. We are still ruled by compassion for the living and respect for the dead. And we still dedicate our time and energy to relieve you of all funeral-related pressures so you can focus on the live of your loved one and start to heal.

Today, we offer burial services, cremation services and local as well as national and international transportation of the deceased. We cater to various traditions and religious beliefs, and offer standard and customized funeral plans for different budgets and expectations. We stand by you at your time of need and also offer expert assistance if you are willing to plan ahead. In short: We are here for you anytime and anywhere you need us.

Find out more about Barlow Bonsall. Call 304.342.8135 / 800.423.0648 to speak to one of our experienced funeral directors. You can also request our brochure.

 

Choosing a Funeral Service Provider

There are many funeral service providers, and selecting the right one can be a daunting task. Here are some of the advantages we provide:

Taking Care of all Funeral Arrangements for You.

When a loved one passes, emotions run haywire. Making funeral arrangements at this difficult time seems overwhelming. Call on Barlow Bonsall, and we will take care of everything for you. We will attend to every single bureaucratic item allowing you to focus on what really matters - remembering the life of your loved one.

Available Whenever and Wherever You Need Us. Nationwide.

We are ready to assist you around the clock, and we work with a network of trusted, long-term partners to cover all funeral arrangement needs on a nationwide basis.

Guided by Care and Compassion.

We are committed to caring for the deceased with outmost dignity and respect. At the same time, we are dedicated to assisting the bereaved with compassion, competence, and a deep understanding for their individual needs.

Supporting Personalized Funeral Arrangements.

Some people want to be buried, others cremated; some opt for a religious service, others for non-traditional funerals; some have specific ideas, others prefer standard procedures. Whatever your wishes, we are here to ensure, they are met.

Providing Quality at Affordable, Transparent Prices.

Barlow Bonsall is proud to offer quality funerals at affordable prices. We understand that costs are an important factor in your decision and provide clear, concise price overviews explaining the expenses involved in different funeral arrangements.

Strengthened By Over a Century of Service.

Barlow Bonsall is a family-run company, owned and operated by Licensed Funeral Directors, Wayne and Mack Johnson. Assisting families since 1875, Barlow Bonsallhas become a premier provider of quality funeral services trusted by customers nationwide.

Offering Funeral Services for All Faiths.

We accommodate Christian, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, and Buddhist funerals, and also offer various alternatives for dignified, non-denominational, or non-traditional services.
 

At Barlow Bonsall, our family is committed to helping your family cope during a time of great emotional upheaval. We offer comprehensive yet affordable transportation, funeral and cremation services and are dedicated to making the entire process as stress-free as possible for you. True to our name, we see ourselves as your agent, faithfully and effectively fulfilling specific funeral wishes -- with maximum respect for the deceased and true compassion for survivors. To ensure complete customer satisfaction we offer a comprehensive guarantee including:

Guaranteed Expertise: Combining competence and care, our staff is uniquely qualified to assist you with all funeral arrangements. Whether you are dealing with a recent death and you need immediate help, or you want to plan ahead, we are available around the clock, and can take over whenever and wherever you need us.

Guaranteed Transparency: We will work with you to create a funeral package that meets your needs and stays within your budget. And we will help you stay on top of the costs throughout the process.

Guaranteed Faithfulness: We consider it our badge of honour to faithfully carry out your wishes, exactly as requested.

Guaranteed Prices: When you pre-plan a funeral with Barlow Bonsall, you receive a solid price guarantee. Costs are set at the time of purchase, and will not increase with inflation or time. No hidden fees, no surcharges, no unpleasant surprises. Guaranteed!

Guaranteed Satisfaction: We pledge complete customer satisfaction and back up our promise with an actionable guarantee. If you are disappointed with a particular service rendered, we will not charge you for it. No questions asked. We trust your word, and we hope you trust ours.

Find out more about Barlow Bonsall. Call 304.342.8135 / 800.423.0648 to speak to one of our experienced funeral directors. You can also request our brochure.

 
Mack L. Johnson | President

A third generation Funeral Director, Mack Johnson leads Barlow Bonsall with a deep-rooted sense of responsibility and a passion for customer care. His motto "You Call, We Do The Rest" has become the company's gospel. Mack graduated from Morris Harvey College with a BA in Political Science, and continued his education at the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, the college that has been setting the standard in mortuary science education since 1882. Prior to joining the company, Mack served as a US Marine during the Vietnam War era.

Wayne L. Johnson | Vice President

Another third generation Funeral Director, Wayne continues the family tradition of providing compassionate, professional guidance to the bereaved, making sure that each family’s wishes are met. As a Licensed Crematory Operator, he is also the leading expert for questions about cremation services. Wayne is also a graduate of the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science.

Christopher M. Johnson | Licensed Funeral Director

A fourth generation Funeral Director, Chris is a graduate of Marshall University with a degree in Journalism. Chris, too, graduated from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science and offers families professional support and comprehensive care during their time of need.

Carl "Chip" L. Johnson | Licensed Funeral Director

Carl, or Chip as he is known to his friends and family, is a fourth generation funeral director. He graduated from Mid America Mortuary School. Prior to joining the company, Chip was a member of the U.S. Air Force and served in the Persian Gulf War in Operation Southern Watch. Chip now commits his time to helping families navigate through stress and anxiety arranging respectful, dignified funeral services that meet specific wishes.

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Address
1118 Virginia Street East,
Charleston, WV 25301

Phone Numbers
304.342.8135
Toll Free: 800.423.0648

Email
info@barlowbonsall.com