History

The staff of Duane E. Harvey Funeral Directors has over 125 years of combined funeral service experience and has been serving the Kansas City community since 1997. Mr. Duane E. Harvey founded the home and is a licensed funeral director.  He remains an integral part of the daily operations.  Mr. Ellsworth Crosby, Jr. is the Chief Operations Officer of Duane E. Harvey Funeral Directors and is dually licensed by Missouri and Kansas as both a Funeral Director and an Embalmer. Mr. Harvey and Mr. Crosby, along with a team of dedicated professionals; including Craig Campbell, Mary McCree, Ervell Boyd, Keesha Harris, Janel McDaniel and over 25 additional full and part-time staff members, are very dedicated and available 24 hours a day to serve families in the Kansas City community and surrounding area.

When a loved one passes away, the emotional stress that accompanies can be overwhelming. When these times arise, Duane E. Harvey Funeral Directors is here to help you carry the burden. We’ll attend to every detail, no matter how small.

We offer comfortable surroundings and a serene atmosphere. Our modern 250-seat chapel has a state of the art sound system complete with a Hammond organ and a beautiful casket room. Spacious off-street parking and handicap access will help you and your guests feel welcome.

For peace of mind and reassurance, call us first. Our promise to you is to make lasting, beautiful memories. Let us help you at these most difficult times and ensure the finest services imagined for your loved ones. 

When only memories remain, let them be beautiful.