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Low Cost, High Quality Cremation Richmond County, GA

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Cremation Services Augusta, Fort Gordon and Hephzibah, GA

Platt’s Funeral Home has been serving the community of Augusta, GA for more than 170 years. Charles A. Platt initially founded Platt’s Furniture Emporium, which in time grew to include providing funeral services for local citizenry. Carrying on the family business, generations of Platts have stepped up to meet the needs of their clients with a high degree of service and care. Platt’s Funeral Home is regarded in the community for their staff of caring professionals, outstanding quality, and value in funeral services. Platt’s mission has always been to help families in any way they need us, and that includes continued support and care after the funeral, cemetery, or memorial services have ended.

Available to Help, Day or Night

Platt’s Funeral Home is a full-service operation with two chapels, and an on-site crematory. Their staff of licensed professionals has more than 175 years of experience combined and regularly attends seminars and ongoing training programs to ensure they can offer the most current services. They are available to their clients as needed, day or night. They will take the time to assist you with challenging paperwork related to the loss of a loved one, such as insurance claims. All of their services are backed by a guarantee that says if any portion of their services does not meet their client’s satisfaction, they will deduct any fees for those services.

Augusta Funeral High Quality Cremation Services

Platt’s Funeral Home is honored to serve the Augusta area, the third largest city in Georgia. Best known for hosting the Masters Golf tournament each spring, Augusta has a rich history dating back to the pre-Civil War era. Augusta’s downtown area is registered on the National Register of Historic Places.

Fort Gordon Crematorium

They are proud to serve the military installation of Fort Gordon. This installation supports the Army and Department of Defense with regional and worldwide missions, including communications training and operations, military intelligence, and cyber operations.

Cremation Service Providers in Hephzibah, GA

They proudly serve the Hephzibah community in southern Richmond County. This small town of 4,000 is part of the Augusta metro and is a great place to raise a growing family.

A Variety of Available Services

In addition to Augusta, Fort Gordon, and Hephzibah, Platt’s Funeral Home also serves the communities of Blythe, Ellwood, and Gracewood. Some of the decisions their clients will have to make include choosing a casket, a vault, or urn, what type of service is to be held, who will preside over the service, and the method by which people may convey their sympathies, such as flowers or a donation to a favorite charity. They can arrange services at their facility or at a place of worship. They can create personalized and specialized services designed to meet the needs of every family. Recognizing that their community is diverse, they cater to all veterans, different races and varied religions.


Platt’s Funeral Home has an on-site crematory available. When choosing cremation, their clients can choose whatever type of service is most meaningful, with cremation taking place either before or after the ceremony. A traditional funeral with visitation is possible, or families may select a memorial service in which the body is not present. Families may choose cremation only and forego any services.

Platt’s Funeral Home can assist with memorialization such as a plaque or monument which can serve as a touchpoint to comfort family and loved ones in the absence of a gravesite. Their staff is professionally trained, cremation standards are strictly maintained, and loved ones are kept in a secure locked area until the time of cremation. A member of their staff will always witness and attend cremations when the deceased is entrusted to them.

Celebrating a Life

Whenever a client is in need of the services of Platt’s Funeral Home, their full-time funeral arrangement specialist can meet with the family and review all available options. They are sensitive to the fact that, while they deal with death on a daily basis, they understand this is a difficult challenge most families will only encounter a few times in their lives. They work with families to ensure that they create a service that is meaningful and truly reflects the life of the deceased. They recognize that a funeral is a celebration of a life, and they want to honor the memory of that life for all who were close to the deceased in a manner that makes them feel supported and helps them begin a journey of healing.

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Platt's Funeral Home

721 Crawford Avenue
Augusta GA, 30904
United States
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