Fair View Cemetery
Funeral Services in Roanoke, VA
The Fair View Group oversees the development and management of Historic Fair View Cemetery and Cedar Lawn Memorial Park under a not-for-profit 501c-13 organization founded to receive tax-deductible memorials, presents, and contributions for capital improvements and the general care of the cemetery grounds. Fair View Cemetery, set up in 1890, is a historic landmark of the area. The final resting place to 1000's of Veterans, ten Mayors, members of the Virginia State Legislature, US Federal Judiciary, US Congress and many notable families who built.
read moreWe have a variety of burial options at both Fair View Cemetery and Cedar Lawn Memorial Park. Because the loss of a loved one does not end at interment, we offer our AfterCare Program. Search our genealogy database for information about ancestors, family members, or other people of interest to you with our Genealogy Search. Find answers to your questions about pre-planning, grave decoration policies, office and cemetery hours, making burial arrangements, and burialoptions.
read moreI assist people with something that they really don't want, but they need, and cannot do without, as it brings them solace andcomfort. When I come through the Cemetery stone entrance, it's bittersweet. It's sad, but a very peaceful and quiet place. It's a sacred space to remember your loved one, while praying and walking along the tree-lined roads with the beautiful sky, mountain views and monuments. I wanted to email you guys and say thank you for helping me pick out my daughter's gravestone. I am forever grateful for this.
Fair View Cemetery
read moreThe Salem Turnpike entrance into Fair View Cemetery is closed. Please use the Melrose entrance (one block over, use 31st Street). We are sorry for the inconvenience but for safety reasons, we are cutting out the drive through traffic. Fair View is the most recognized cemetery in the area, for both its historic past and its rare dedication to preserving and enhancing the beautiful grounds for futuregenerations. In 1890, when Roanoke was known as "Big Lick", a small group of leading citizens developed Fair View, one of the first privately owned cemeteries for public use in Virginia.
read moreWe are here to lend a helping hand. The loss of a loved one is difficult for the family under any circumstances. It is the goal of every member of our staff to ensure that all details of the interment and follow-up are performed in the most sensitive and professionalmanner. With the rise in cremation burials, we are challenged to share and educate families about burial options and, more importantly, about memorialization for all options. A shift from traditional to more modern burial concepts has given us the opportunity to offer burial and memorialization choices that did not previouslyexist.