City of Oaks Cremation

Affordable Cremation and Funeral Home

Let us help make a difficult process a little easier.

We believe in practical, affordable solutions.

Simply having to reach out to a funeral home can feel overwhelming. Our goal is to simplify the entire funeral home experience and make this process as easy as possible. We hope to eliminate any unnecessary surprises by publishing our total cost and the services we provide directly on our website. Hopefully this simple gesture helps provide your family with a little piece of mind.

City of Oaks Funeral Home and Cremation is a full-service funeral home offering direct cremation, immediate burial, and affordable traditional funeral services. We're based in Raleigh, but we serve all of North Carolina and beyond.

Our Services

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Direct Cremation

$1196.75

Nobody likes surprise costs added in at the last minute. We guarantee you will not find any hidden charges here. We include everything you need for a simple or direct cremation. Simple, affordable and reliable. We have not changed the cost of our direct cremation service since we opened City of Oaks in 2012.

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Immediate Burial

$2497.50

An immediate burial has the same end result as a traditional burial; however, we have eliminated the extra (sometimes unnecessary) services prior to getting to the cemetery. Not everyone wants an open casket for viewing or a limousine for the family. Despite the term immediate, we can move as fast as you need or as slow as you like. This option simply allows you to save money by eliminating some of the fancy extras at the funeral home.

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Traditional Funeral

$5428.14

We offer the same traditional funeral services as the big corporately owned funeral homes in the area; however, we cost about half the amount. You might consider a traditional funeral service if your family is looking for an open casket visitation, a traditional church service or a funeral service in the funeral home's chapel. A traditional funeral service can be altered to fit the needs of your family.

Our Promise

Apples to Apples

Just like all other licensed funeral homes in North Carolina, City of Oaks Cremation, LLC is regulated by the NC Board of Funeral Service.


The same laws that apply to the big corporate funeral homes also apply to the modest independently owned firms like ours. All crematories in North Carolina, regardless of who owns them, are inspected annually by the state and must adhere to the same rules and laws.

Genuine Care

We're committed to providing families within our community unsurpassed service before, during and after the time of loss.


Our staff will provide clear communication to your family through each step as we move forward from the original phone call notifying us of a death to the time we deliver the urn back to your family. We will treat your family with the utmost respect, as we honor the wishes of your loved one.


We promise to make this process affordable and as endurable as possible.

State Wide

Our Funeral Home is located in Wake County NC; however, we provide our services to families throughout the entire State.


Unlike other funeral homes, we don't charge an additional mileage fee. Regardless of what county you live in, we can help your family with making simple, affordable funeral arrangements. From Asheville to Wilmington, we're proud to help families statewide.

City of Oaks is committed to providing families with unsurpassed and professional service before, during, and after the time of loss.

Our Funeral Home is located in Wake County, North Carolina; however, we provide our services to families throughout the entire state. Regardless of what County you live in, we can help your family with making simple, affordable funeral arrangements.

We have an all-inclusive, low cost approach. The families we serve are typically educated, practical, environmentally conscious and economically sound decision makers. More frequently, families are deciding to bypass the lavish floral displays, catered receptions, expensive hearses and family cars or limousines that have often been associated with traditional American funerals of the past.

We provide each family with a Licensed Funeral Director who will work with you from start to finish. Our team takes pride in being able to assist families with a wide range of cultures, religions, economic and other influencing factors. We provide compassionate care and understanding to families at the time of a pending death by making sure they are informed of what steps will follow and how we will be there to assist them through the entire process. Our Funeral Directors provide the reassuring voice that families rely on while going through a difficult time when a loved one passes away.

Coronavirus Precautions

Updated March 27th, 2021

We acknowledge that Governor Cooper has eased restrictions across the state; however, he has also stressed that physical-distancing regulations must remain in place at all North Carolina businesses, no matter what capacity category the business falls under.


For now, City of Oaks Cremation will continue to limit our on-site memorial services, visitations, funeral services and/or religious services to a maximum of 15 individuals in attendance. We understand this may be difficult for some families to accept; but, our chapel is simply not large enough to maintain the required social distancing requirement still in place.


We will continue to do our best to keep everyone safe while working or visiting City of Oaks Cremation. This is a temporary solution. As more information becomes available we will continue to alter our approach.

City of Oaks Funeral Home & Cremations