F. J. Gibb Funeral Directors, Southport
About our Southport funeral home
We began helping Southport in the 1920s when Joseph Gibb founded our funeral home. Since then, we have been giving the communities of Birkdale, Blowick, Pool Hey, Brown Edge and Churchtown an unparalleled standard of funeral care. Our help has even stretched to the villages of Holmeswood, Banks, Scarisbrick and Shirdley Hill.
Our duty is to make you our number one priority; we will do this by looking after your every need and being your rock during this difficult time. We will work with you to understand how your loved one lived their life, so we can tailor their funeral to be personal and unique.
Using the expertise we have gained over the decades, we can cater for you no matter your religion or belief. Whether your preference is a religious, contemporary or traditional ceremony, we have all the necessary knowledge to arrange it.
You can take control over every last detail of your loved one’s funeral and choose the type of music, the route the cortège takes, the floral tribute or anything else you need to make the day special.
Our dedicated team are on here 24 hours a day to assist you by giving you advice or answering any questions you may have.
Our Unattended funeral is available for £995, without compromising on the quality of the service that is delivered. Our Attended funeral includes a service and can be tailored however you wish, whether that be a traditional ceremony or a colourful celebration of life.
Call us today on 01704 551666 to talk through your personal requirements.
What we offer
- 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
Funeral Services with distinction
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.
Our funeral services
If you’re looking for a traditional or contemporary funeral with a service, you should consider our Attended Funeral. If you want us to arrange a simple cremation without mourners present, our Unattended Funeral may better suit your needs.
View our Standardised Price List, Additional Options Price List and Crematoria Price List.
The Unattended FuneralWe will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.Find out more
The Unattended FuneralWe will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.From£995(Includes cost of cremation).(Includes cost of cremation).Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.
The Attended FuneralA fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.Our expert team will take care of your loved one with the utmost dignity and respect, while we help arrange a personalised funeral with any additional services you wish.Find out more
The Attended FuneralA fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.From£1,995plus £1,234 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.plus £1,234 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
Where to find us
Directions and Parking
There is room for up to four cars to park at our funeral home.
Funeral Home Opening Times
|Day of the Week||Hours|
|Monday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Tuesday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Wednesday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Thursday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Friday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Saturday||09:00 - 12:00|
24 Hour Availability
Supporting you along the way
What to do when someone diesIt’s perfectly normal to be unsure of what you need to do following the death of a loved one. These step-by-step guides will carefully explain everything you need to when someone dies, helping you through each stage of the process.Find out more
Planning a funeralOur guides on planning a funeral will ensure your loved one's send off is a personal and unique celebration of their life. We will explain how our Funeral Directors will help you plan a funeral service and support you at every stage.Find out more
The day of the funeralThis guide will explain what happens at a funeral; including the funeral procession, funeral service, committal service and the wake. We will be here to help you through every step of the journey.Find out more
Frequently asked questions
When someone dies, the first steps will depend on how and where the person passed away. Our step-by-step guides will walk you through the practical steps. For additional support and personal advice, please get in touch with us.
You don't have to make an appointment at our funeral homes. However, doing so will ensure that someone can be available to cater to your needs. When arranging a funeral, our Funeral Directors are happy to visit you in your own home, if required.
Third party funeral costs are additional charges which we will manage for you and attach to your single invoice. Get in touch with us to confirm costs and plan a funeral to fit your budget.
If you choose to arrange the funeral with us, you will be given the option of a complimentary Funeral Notice. We will set it up for you using the details discussed during the arrangements. All we need is an email address.
Dignity Funeral Plans let you pay for your funeral in advance and at today's price. It's a way of taking control of the unexpected, setting out the arrangements and limiting the costs by paying for the services included in the funeral plan upfront.
Reviews of our services
Joe Walsh and family
From the initial telephone call you were professional, caring and kind. Your attention to detail, and willingness to cater for everything we asked for made a very difficult and sad time much easier to bear.
We would not hesitate to recommend your services.
Thank you for everything
Mandy Lawrenson and Family
Thank you to all staff.
The funeral was exactly what we and my Dad would have wanted; dignified and joyous. Thank you.
Dignity is definitely the word to describe their attentions.
I and my family were always made to feel welcome when we went to visit our loved one many times, nothing was ever too much trouble.
On the day all the men were true gentleman and guided us effortless because of their professionalism.
Thank you for easing a horrible time for us and, myself and family would certainly recommend this