we're here for you…

Welcome to the Website of Anders-Rice Funeral Home & Cremation Center. If you have an immediate need or are making plans for the future, we are here for you.

For three generations our family has served thousands of Western North Carolina families in in their time of need and we are honored of the confidence they have entrusted in us. Since the founding of Anders-Rice Funeral Home & Cremation Center in 1937 we have maintained consistent, helpful service throughout the many changes that have occurred over the years in our industry.

Anders-Rice Chapel

The Chapel at Anders-Rice Funeral Home & Cremation Center is a local favorite for services.

The Chapel is available for memorial services and can accommodate up to 225 people.

We continually strive to offer the most up-to-date sources of information to keep you informed. Anders-Rice is conveniently located in Asheville with quick access to Highways 40, 240, and 26. Our spacious facilities include viewing rooms and a beautiful chapel, weather protected drive through and abundant off street parking. Anders-Rice is not part of a distant corporation but is a local family owned business. We offer complete at-need end of life services including Traditional, Non-Traditional, Transportation, Body Donation Services and on-site Cremation. We also provide pre-need planning and pride ourselves on providing open, honest consultation regarding personal and financial advice. We encourage you to seek end of life planning in advance. Decisions are made with more clarity when not obscured by the emotions that come with the end of a life.

Anders-Rice conveniently offers Burial Insurance through a complete Burial Insurance Agency located within our office through Investor's Heritage Life Insurance Co. We even offer a drive through window for the purpose of making monthly payments.

We have Full Time Licensed Funeral Directors, Embalmers, Certified Cremation Technicians, Life Insurance Agents, Beauticians, Cosmetologist, Ministers and Clergy on our staff to meet every need. 

it's about people…

While we take pride in our facility, amenities and services, achieving the best in final arrangements is ultimately the result of knowledgeable, thoughtful and caring people. The staff at Anders-Rice is steeped in experience and sensitivity for the traditions and customs of our mountain community. We operate as a family to provide thoughtful, caring services …for your family.