When you are planning a funeral service for a loved one you have a lot of different aspects to think about and plan and one of them is the type of transportation you will use to move the casket and the body of the deceased from the funeral home to the final resting place. You have a variety of different options and you should consider which one is the right option for your family before making your choice about funeral homes in Layton, UT.
If your loved one owned a classic car, they were passionate about it could be the best way to transport their casket to the cemetery. If you know that your deceased loved one was proud of their car, always wanted a certain type of car or owned a car that they were very proud of, you can choose it as the vehicle that gives your loved one their last ride. Caskets should fit the car and if you can’t fit the casket in the car but still want to include it, may want to consider just including the car in the funeral procession. This will ensure the car is still a part of the services and could help you follow through with your plan to include it.
Many people choose to include a motorcycle in the funeral procession. You can choose to include the deceased’s motorcycle if they owned one or you can have a friend or family member drive it through the funeral. This can be a nice way to include your loved one’s bike and let their bike club friends get some closure and be a part of the services as well. It can also be a nice way to give your loved one a unique goodbye. It’s a nice way to pay tribute to your deceased loved one and their love of riding motorcycles.
Horse and Carriage
If your deceased loved one owned a horse or enjoyed carriage rides, you may want to make it so their last ride is in a horse and carriage. You can have the casket put inside the carriage and have the horses pull it. There may be room for a few family members to ride with the caskets so they can help escort their loved ones to the cemetery or their final resting place. You may need to check to make sure the horses are allowed at the final resting place and on the roads needed to get there. You can work out the details with the funeral home director.
If you are planning on having funeral services at funeral homes in Layton, UT and you want to make sure you give your loved one a respectful last ride, be sure to consider some of the options above. You can also come up with other ways to transport your loved one to the funeral home that are special or mean something to your family. When it comes time to plan your funeral services, be sure to reach out to Lindquist Mortuaries and Cemeteries. We are happy to assist you with all aspects of funeral planning.