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

Director

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James Morris

Director

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Andrew Purves

Director

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Colin Brown

Director

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Ben Thomson

Director

Funeral Director

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Chris Harkess

Funeral Director

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Graeme Whitlie

Funeral Director

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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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Charlie Finlayson

Funeral Director

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Finlay Beauchamp

Funeral Director

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Rohan Hepburn

Funeral Director

Administrator

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Hazel Strachan

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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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Karen Payne

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Ruth Martin

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Rhona Bell

Administrator

Operations Manager

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Roddy McEwan

Operations Manager

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Inside the Undertakers – come on in

The BBC’s documentary “Inside the Undertakers” with Stacey Dooley last Autumn was the latest behind-the-scenes programme to explore the funeral sector.  Early on, Dooley confesses her fears surrounding death and sets out to confront the many myths and taboos...

Why you can trust us to care

Every funeral is different.  And that truth also applies to funeral directors. We promise to support you, and your loved ones, in arranging a funeral that’s just right and here's why.   Compassion Our staff choose to do this job because we care deeply about families....

Leaving a (responsible) lasting legacy

Typically, memorial stones are found in UK cemeteries, church graveyards or sites of historic significance as they mark the spot where people have been buried. However, with cremations now representing over 70% of the UK’s funerals, memorials are increasingly...