Peacock Funeral Home & Crematory owns and operates its own crematory. The cremation unit is located on site at our facility. Our crematory is Columbus Co.'s ONLY family owned in house/on site crematory. Peacock has complete control and oversight of the cremation process to insure your loved one's care.
The disposition of cremation can follow a traditional viewing and or visitation and formal funeral service, or cremation can follow a private viewing for the family, or cremation can be immediate(24hr waiting period); where there is no viewing and no services. After death occurs, cremation cannot take place until the following components are in place:
There are many options. Cremated remains can be buried in most cemeteries, they can also be placed in a niche (a small crypt designed to be the final resting place) a columbarium (bank of niches), a garden of your choice, kept at home, or scattered on private property. We offer a columbarium in our cemetery
Yes. There are many laws and they vary from state-to-state. North Carolina crematories are regulated by the North Carolina Board of Funeral Service.
No. An urn is not required by law. However, an urn may be desired if there is to be a memorial service or the cremated remains are to be inurned in a cemetery. If an urn is not selected, the cremated remains will be returned in a temporary container. We have a large selection of urns available if necessary.
Yes. We offer a hardwood ceremonial casket for viewing or funeral services prior to cremation.
No - actually only a small percentage of funeral homes have their own crematories. Peacock Funeral Home & Crematory is Columbus Co.’s ONLY family owned, in house/on site crematory.