It was announced yesterday in this press release that funeral home and cemetery consolidator Carriage Services had acquired the Rest Haven Funeral Home and Cemetery, based in Rockwall, Texas. The press release went on to say that this purchase represents Carriage Service’s first foray into the large and strategic market of Dallas-Fort Worth. Again, according to the press release, Rest Haven has been in business for fifty years and also has locations in Rowlett and Royse City, Texas. The press […]
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Last week the Legacy Funeral Group announced the acquisition of the Charlie Marshall Funeral Homes. The Charlie Marshall Funeral Homes were founded in 1949 and have served the Texas communities of Aransas Pass and Rockport for over 65 years. You can read a press release on the transaction here. According to the press release, the Legacy Funeral Group, founded in 1998, now has more than 100 funeral homes under their control.
There is no doubt that we all agree that what happened in that small Texas town last Sunday was a great tragedy beyond proportions. It should never have happened — but it did. From where I sit, in Minnesota, over 1000 miles away from the village of Sutherland Springs, Texas, it seems so distant — yet I grieve and pray for the community and for those who must deal with the immediate aftermath. While not to the extent that it […]