Cremation Services and Funeral Plans

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

We offer your family quality cremation services at a pleasingly affordable price. Our affordable cremation memorial service serves Louisville, KY and surround counties.

Quality Cremation  $1,295

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.

If autopsy of the body is required, additional professional care will be necessary ($150).
(If photograph can be used for identification, there is no extra charge).

A Memorial Visitation can be scheduled...$700 - $855.

Cremation Service with Family Gathering  $1,595

Includes our quality 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.

A Memorial Visitation can be scheduled...$700 - $855.

Church/Retirement Home Funeral Plan  $2,995

Two-hour daytime visitation at our funeral home, a local church or your retirement home chapel/ community room; ending with prayers or a funeral ceremony.

Includes Visitors Register, memorial folders, acknowledgement cards, and crematory fee or casket coach to the cemetery.

(Casket prices start at $350)

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.