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List of famous funeral directors, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top funeral directors in the world? This includes the most prominent funeral directors, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable funeral directors is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic funeral directors were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned funeral directors.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, including Thomas Lynch and Robert C. Henry.

From reputable, prominent, and well known funeral directors to the lesser known funeral directors of today, these are some of the best professionals in the funeral director field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous funeral directors ever?" and "What are the names of famous funeral directors?" then you're in the right place. (22 items)
J.O. Patterson, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Funeral Directors
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James Oglethorpe "J. O." Patterson, Jr. was a Bishop in the Church of God in Christ and a former Mayor of Memphis, Tennessee. ...more

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Age: Died at 76 (1935-2011)

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Profession: Bishop, Pastor, Legislator, Funeral director, Lawyer

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Thomas Lynch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Funeral Directors
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Thomas Lynch is an American poet, essayist, and undertaker. ...more

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Age: 69

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Poet, Author, Essayist, Writer, Funeral director

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Kenneth Cooper Alexander is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Funeral Directors
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Kenneth Cooper "Kenny" Alexander is an American politician of the Democratic Party. From 2002 - 2012, he was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing the 89th District in Norfolk. He was elected in 2012 to the Senate of Virginia, representing the 5th District in Norfolk and ...more

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Age: 49

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

Profession: Funeral director, Teacher

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J.O. Patterson, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Funeral Directors
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Age: Died at 77 (1912-1989)

Birthplace: Derma, Mississippi, United States of America

Profession: Bishop, Funeral director

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