William Pearce & Son Funeral Directors, Ilfracombe

Our Ilfracombe Funeral Directors can provide a meaningful funeral now for your family and an additional memorial or commemorative service later once everyone can be together again.
William Pearce & Son Funeral Directors in Ilfracombe
BASED ON 6 reviews
Rating 5.0
William Pearce & Son Funeral Directors in Ilfracombe

About our Ilfracombe funeral home

William Pearce & Son Funeral Directors in Ilfracombe has been providing a high standard of funeral care to the families of North Devon since 1920. At a difficult time, we are here to help arrange the funeral of your loved one.

Dealing with loss can lay bare all manner of emotions, which is why our team of funeral directors is on hand to listen and offer comfort, helping to ease any concerns you may have.

With our support, you will be able to choose the type of funeral your loved one has and tailor it to your own preferences. So whether it is a religious or non-religious ceremony, a funeral in the traditional mould or something a little more unique and contemporary, we will ensure it is personal to you and in accordance with your wishes.

You can find our funeral home on Wilder Road, near to Ilfracombe’s Holy Trinity church. It has full disabled access and our location puts us within easy reach of all the town, as well as communities further afield, such as Braunton, Combe Martin, Morthoe and Woolacombe. If you are unable to get here, it would be no trouble for us to visit you at home.

You can depend on the dedicated team here at William Pearce & Son Funeral Directors to tend to you, your loved one and family with care and compassion. There will be somebody available to talk at all times, so please, give us a call today.

What we offer

  • The option of a dignified funeral now and memorial service later
  • Advice and guidance at every step, including registering the death
  • Arrangements that are tailored to meet your family's needs
  • Local expertise and knowledge
  • Cremation or burial at any local crematorium or burial site
  • Funeral services of all faiths and cultures
  • Viewing of the deceased in the chapel of rest
  • Hearses, funeral vehicles and bespoke transport options
  • Memorials and tributes
  • Prepaid funeral plans
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Funeral Services with distinction

We are proud to be part of Dignity Funerals, a collection of the UK's finest funeral directors, with each and every one committed to setting superior standards.

Many Dignity funeral directors have been part of the local community for generations and it is a privilege to serve those who live beside us. Our rich and lengthy heritage ensures we can deliver our service with local knowledge and unparalleled expertise.
99 per cent of families said that Dignity met or exceeded their expectations.
97.7 per cent of people said that they would recommend Dignity.

Our funeral services

With two packages available, we will arrange a funeral for your loved one suited to your requirements. Whether it's a traditional or a more contemporary service, you have choice with our Full Service Funeral. If a little flexibility with the arrangements is not a problem, a Simple Funeral at a lower cost may be preferable.

Where to find us


3 Wilder Road
Ilfracombe EX34 8BL

Directions and Parking

We are on the left after the war memorial roundabout, close to Holy Trinity church.

There is paid parking available opposite our funeral home.

Funeral Home Opening Times

Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 01271 862242 if you require our services outside of these hours.
Day of the WeekHours
Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00

Frequently asked questions

Reviews of our services

Rating 5.0
based on 6 reviews
Rating 5.0
Staff very helpful. Went above and beyond with what was expected. Nothing was too much bother.
Response from William Pearce & Son Funeral Directors
We really appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback and being open with us about the service we provided. The team will be very pleased to hear that their care and support made a difference to your family.
Rating 5.0
Everything was perfect and nothing was to much trouble.
Response from William Pearce & Son Funeral Directors
Your comments will provide great encouragement to the team to keep doing their job to the best of their ability.
Rating 5.0
Geoff and his staff were very friendly, caring and extremely helpful. What is more as we live 140 miles away we were able to get all of mums funeral arrangements SG one in a few hours. Mum also had a dignity funeral plan which was followed to the letter. A very good service and would recommend them to all
Response from William Pearce & Son Funeral Directors
Thank you for the kind comments posted on your online review. I am pleased to hear that our team were so kind and caring to your family and that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction.
Rating 5.0
Excellent service all round.
Response from William Pearce & Son Funeral Directors
Thank you for posting your review online. Our team are here to provide the highest level of service for you and we are happy this was achieved.
Rating 5.0
Pearce’s funeral directors recently helped us with my Dads send off. I have to say that I was extremely happy with how they helped sort out some problems incurred by Dads doctor and managed to explain everything in a calm and organised way. The gentleman who arrived at the house with Dad before we set off was not only courteous and dignified but he really added to the occasion by walking down the road in front of the car for a short period. It really uplifted me at a very low point which really impressed me. He was there again at the crematorium along with the very helpful Sarah to help things progress in a respectful way. Also the pall bearers were very professional. I would definitely recommend this company in anybody’s hour of need.
Response from William Pearce & Son Funeral Directors
We appreciate you leaving a review online for your experience with William Pearce & Son Funeral Directors. I am pleased to hear that you found our staff to be professional and respectful and that we were able to provide you with the support and guidance needed.
Rating 5.0
This is the second time using William Pearce and on both occasions there care and professionalism was second to none.
Response from William Pearce & Son Funeral Directors
Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. I am glad that we were able to provide you with the care and support needed at this time and that you were so well looked after by our team.
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