About Us

Funeral Director Aylesbury

Meaningful Funeral Services

For us, being a funeral director is not just a job, but a vocation.

It is an honour to guide and support families through the funeral process, ensuring that their loved ones are honoured with dignity, respect, and personalised care. We take pride in helping families create meaningful funeral services that reflect the unique lives and legacies of their loved ones, while providing comfort and guidance during this difficult time.

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Our Team

James Burrett

James Burrett - Founder

James Burrett is a highly accomplished professional in the funeral industry, serving as the Company Director at Legacy Funeral Services. With over 18 years of experience, James brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role, ensuring that the organization upholds the highest standards of service and care.


Tony Howes - General Manager

Tony Howes is a seasoned professional in the funeral industry, with a remarkable career spanning over 30 years. As the General Manager and Funeral Director at Legacy Funeral Services, Tony brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his role, ensuring that each service he oversees is conducted with utmost care and compassion.


Lindsay White - Funeral Director

Lindsay White is a dedicated professional with a wealth of experience in the funeral industry. As the branch manager and funeral director at Legacy Funeral Services in Leighton Buzzard, Lindsay brings a compassionate and empathetic approach to her work, helping families navigate through difficult times with grace and understanding.

National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD)

Legacy Funerals are members of NAFD, National Association of Funeral Directors, with whom James has completed the Diploma in Funeral Directing. We are dedicated to providing compassionate care, professional expertise, and unwavering support to families during their time of loss.

Service Room

Our service room at Legacy Funeral Services is a serene and dignified space designed to accommodate memorial services, funeral ceremonies, and gatherings to honor and celebrate the lives of loved ones who have passed away. As you enter the room, you are greeted by a warm and comforting atmosphere, providing solace and support to grieving families and friends.

Elegant Decor

The service room features tasteful and elegant decor, with soft lighting and comfortable seating arrangements that can be customized to suit the specific needs and preferences of each family. The walls are adorned with beautiful artwork and soothing colors, creating a tranquil ambiance that encourages reflection and remembrance.

Welcoming and Inclusive

Legacy Funeral Services understands the importance of providing a welcoming and inclusive space, accommodating different cultural, religious, and personal traditions. The room can be easily adapted to meet diverse needs, with the option of configuring seating arrangements, setting up religious symbols or icons, and accommodating specific rituals or customs.

Private Area

The service room also offers a private area for families to gather and find solace before and after the service. This dedicated space provides a comforting environment for intimate conversations, reflection, and support, allowing families to connect and share their memories in a more intimate setting.

Professional and Compassionate

The professional and compassionate staff at Legacy Funeral Services is dedicated to providing exceptional service and guidance to families during their time of loss. They are readily available to assist with all aspects of planning and organizing the service, ensuring that every detail is meticulously attended to, and that the event is a meaningful and memorable tribute to the life of the departed.

In summary, the service room at Legacy Funeral Services offers a tranquil and adaptable environment where families can come together to honour, remember, and celebrate the lives of their loved ones. With its thoughtful design, and compassionate staff, it provides a sanctuary for healing, reflection, and support during the challenging times of bereavement.

How we help our community

Legacy Funeral Services are a compassionate and community-oriented funeral home that takes pride in supporting and giving back to the Aylesbury community. We firmly believe in the importance of not only providing exceptional funeral services but also in being actively involved in making a positive difference in the lives of those around us. Below are some of the ways we support the community.

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Sponsoring the Aylesbury Wombles

Legacy Funeral Services is honoured to be a proud sponsor of the Aylesbury Wombles, a dedicated group of volunteers committed to keeping our community clean and beautiful. By supporting their efforts, we aim to promote environmental consciousness and civic responsibility. The Aylesbury Wombles are a shining example of the power of community collaboration and inspire us to contribute to the betterment of our town.

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Collecting for the Food Bank

We recognize the unfortunate reality that many individuals and families in our community face food insecurity. As part of our commitment to supporting those in need, we continually have a collection for the local food bank. By rallying our staff, clients, and the wider community, we aim to make a meaningful impact and ensure that no one in Aylesbury goes hungry. Together, we can bring comfort and nourishment to those who need it most.


Sponsoring a "Letters to Heaven" Post Box at Aylesbury Cemetery

Grief can be an overwhelming journey, and finding ways to express our love and continue our connection with departed loved ones is important. At Aylesbury Cemetery, Legacy Funeral Services has sponsored a "Letters to Heaven" post box, providing a comforting outlet for individuals to write letters, messages, or poems to their loved ones who have passed away. This initiative allows our community to find solace in expressing their feelings and memories while fostering a sense of connection and healing.

Community Involvement

At Legacy Funeral Services, our commitment to community support extends beyond our role as a funeral home. We believe in being a caring and active member of the Aylesbury community, fostering unity, compassion, and support in times of both joy and sorrow. Our dedication to these initiatives is a reflection of our values and our sincere desire to make a positive impact on the lives of those we serve.

Whether you require funeral services or simply want to learn more about our community involvement, we invite you to explore our website and reach out to our compassionate team. Together, let us continue to build a stronger, more connected, and caring community in Aylesbury and Leighton Buzzard.

Celebrating Lives

I am grateful for the opportunity to serve families in their time of need, and I am committed to upholding the highest standards of professionalism, empathy, and integrity in my role as a funeral director. It is a privilege to walk alongside families on this journey of honoring and celebrating the lives of their loved ones, and I am dedicated to providing
compassionate care and exceptional service to every family I have the privilege to serve.

F Walsh

I have high praise for Legacy Funeral Services, James Burrett and the rest of the team and thank them for their professionalism and for providing such a personal service. James has taken care of everything for me with tact, kindness and sympathy.

Nothing was too much trouble and he has offered helpful advice and made suggestions which has made this harrowing time less daunting. I highly recommend Legacy Funeral Services.