Memorable Funerals


Walter C. Parson provides a funeral service for those families who need us at a time of grief. We pride ourselves in the personal service we provide, acting professionally at all times, and conducting ourselves with sympathy and understanding.


As part of our service and commitment, we will explain all details and at the same time give every request, however small, our full attention.

We hope this will convey the commitment and integrity of each and every member of staff.


We are convinced that the service we offer is second to none, and part of our commitment is continual training to enable all of us to maintain and continually improve on this high level of service. Trained staff are available 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Through our qualifications and professional associations, we have contacts throughout the United Kingdom and abroad. We have exhaustive reference points in place to assist us in satisfying the most complex of concerns.


We are proud to serve the families of Exeter and surrounding areas and as a family run independent Funeral Directors who have built our reputation since 1842.


Benjamin Franklin once said "Nothing can be certain apart from death and taxes" ... make sure your funeral reflects you. Walter C. Parson The Professional Funeral Directors

Qualified and caring, staff who go that extra mile.

A traditional company with a modern service


Meet the team



Area Manager, Funeral Director
  • N.A.F.D. (Dip)
  • Joined the company in 2004
  • Interest: Spending time with family and friends
  • Feedback. "Your professionalism and support excelled my expectations."


Managing Director
  • N.A.F.D. (Dip)
  • Joined the company in 1982
  • Interest: Football
  • Feedback. "Nothing was too much trouble for you or your amazing staff."


Managing Director's Assistant
  • BSc (Hons) Business Management
  • B.I.F.D. (Dip)
  • Joined the company in 2014
  • Interest: Football
  • Feedback. “Your calm & reassuring manner was very comforting & the subsequent arrangements were seamless.”