Known throughout our local communities for the highest standards of compassionate care

When you place your trust in William Purves you can expect the highest standards of professionalism, and a truly distinct service. The role of your local funeral director is to ease the stress and burden of decision-making, to listen carefully so that we may offer you expert guidance and provide you with a single point of contact who is always on hand to ease any worries or uncertainty with compassion and practical help.

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Tim Purves

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James Morris

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Roger Pagan

Funeral Director

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Andrew Purves

Funeral Director

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Colin Brown

Funeral Director

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David Pudney

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Paul Brown

Funeral Director

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Chris Harkess

Funeral Director

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Graeme Whitlie

Funeral Director

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Ben Thomson

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Keith Thomson

Funeral Director

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Jonny Scott

Funeral Director

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Jamie Reece

Funeral Director

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Mark Sutherland

Funeral Director

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Gregor Currie

Funeral Director

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Izabella Rennie

Funeral Director

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Ian McKernan

Funeral Director

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Hazel Strachan

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Alison Whitton

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Marilyn Higgins

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Tracy McKenzie

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Pauline Scott

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Rebekah O'Neill

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Anne Ballantyne

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Anne Shearer

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Karen Rutherford

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Pauline Dickson

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Caroline Imrie

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Arlene Logan

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Lesley Anderson

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Karen Payne

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Sharon Hook

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How to choose the right music for a funeral

Tunes, hymns, melodies and songs are considered essential elements of a funeral. Here's our five top tips to hit the right note for you and your loved ones. With over five generations of experience in arranging funerals, one truth prevails at William Purves and this...

To absent friends this holiday

To absent friends at Christmas As we approach the end of 2021, James Morris, our Managing Director reflects on this time of year. Our memories are such a powerful thing, aren’t they?  Every day I do this job, I see how precious every single memory is of someone loved...

Many Flags. One Standard.

2020 was unprecedented in our lifetime as funeral directors especially in the field of repatriation where we offer particular expertise. As a new normal for 2021 is emerging, our section on repatriation contains useful information for anyone having to repatriation to,...