Cremation Service and Funeral Plans

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Emmett A. "Tony" Ratterman, Jr, Licensed Funeral Director

We offer your family dignified cremation services at a pleasingly affordable price. Our affordable cremation memorial service is in Louisville, KY.

Basic Cremation Service and Identification          $1195.00

Our low cost cremation service includes body bathing, shampoo and light cosmetics for loved one’s identification by family member or family representative. The staff at a J.B. Ratterman & Sons Funeral Home, * will provide professional care and welcome facilities for identification purposes. (Approximately 30 minutes). Loved one’s body will be dressed in a hospital gown and placed on a hospital cot for identification and transferred to a Basic Alternative Container for cremation. Ashes will be placed in Standard Crematory Plastic Box for presentation to family.

If autopsy of the body is required, additional professional care will be necessary (sewing, stitches, tissue treatment etc.)..$150

Standard Cremation Service with Family Gathering          $1495.00

Includes Basic Cremation Service with the following additions: Coverlet Cremation Container with full pillow, use of traditional funeral parlor at J.B. Ratterman & Sons Funeral Home* for private family gathering, prayers and comfort. (Approximately 2 hours). Additional professional care for loved one’s appearance is also provided.

Identification and Family Gatherings are scheduled Monday thru Friday 9am to 3pm. If an autopsy of the body is required, embalming ($390) is also necessary for hosting a Private Family Gathering.

Church/Retirement Home Funeral Plan          $2495.00

Our Funeral Plan provides for family and friends a two hour visitation at your church or our retirement home chapel or community room ending with prayers or a funeral ceremony.

Celebration of Life...Our Honor.

We are pleased to recommend Louisville’s Churches or Family Owned Funeral Homes for Celebration of Life Memorial Visitations and Funeral Ceremonies. At life’s most difficult time, only love shared by family and friends sows the seeds of healing.


Kentucky Law requires the individual’s remains to be identified before cremation can take place. The individual making the identification can be the authorizing agent(s), a family member, friend, coroner, or any other person, who has personal knowledge of the decedent or the ability to make positive identification and who accepts any liability arising from such identification.

*4832 Cane Run Road or 2114 W. Market Street