A E Davey and Sons Funeral Directors is an independent, family-run funeral directors, not part of a large corporate group. As such, we’re able to offer a different kind of service – one that’s personal and tailored to your very individual and specific requirements.
Tony Davey Dip.F.D. and M.B.I.F.D.
Tony is responsible for the overall smooth running of A E Davey and Sons Funeral Directors and holds the Diploma in Funeral Directing (since May 1979) and membership of the British Institute of Funeral Directors. Tony firmly believes in offering a deeply compassionate, family-oriented and supportive service to every customer. He’s often heard to say: ‘The impossible we can do at once. Miracles take a little longer’.
Nicola Davey Dip.F.A.A. and M.B.I.F.D.
Tony’s daughter, Nicola, is the third generation of Daveys in the business and has progressed through the ranks from cleaner and tea-girl, to fully-fledged funeral director! In March 2015 Nicola passed her diploma in funeral arranging and administration.
Yvonne joined the team as an Office Administrator in 2010 and looks after all general office administration, accounts, and the collation and administration of charitable donations. However, she has also gained vast experience from assisting A E Davey and Sons funeral directors. Yvonne joined the of Funeral Directors team in 2011 and has a natural caring approach when conducting funerals
David is Tony’s son-in-law. While he comes from an unrelated background, David is naturally caring and compassionate and a true professional. He has embarked on the Diploma course and hopes to be fully qualified in the near future.
Kevin is one of our funeral directors. Kevin started as a bearer on a casual basses and joined our back room staff team in 2017. Kevin joined our team of Funeral Director’s in 2018, he has a very caring and compassionate nature.
In 2021 Lucy joined the team at Arthur E Davey & Sons as fleet manager, organising vehicles, coffins, care and preparation of the deceased for viewing in the chapel and a member of the out of hour’s removal team. She has a caring and professional approach. Lucy’s family and the Davey family have a long-standing background. Lucy’s grandfather started gravedigger for Arthur E Davey back in the 1973. Lucy’s dad was a driver at Blue Iris coaches and Arthur E Davey & Sons in the early 1970.