Helping Families and Friends Honor Their Loved One

Holding Funeral Home is honored to have served the citizens of Big Stone Gap, Appalachia, East Stone Gap and surrounding communities with compassion and dignity since 1941.  For more than 75 years, Holding Funeral Home has served as the areas most prestigious funeral, cremation and memorial service providers. With unprecedented attention to detail and the utmost respect to our families, we provide the highest level of service and care, continuing the tradition instilled by William Holding in 1941. Holding Funeral Home  helps families in the local communities say farewell to loved ones in the most dignified way. We offer the finest options available to design a personalized and memorable service for you or your loved one.

We are a third generation family-owned funeral home ready to assist you at your time of need. Our staff has over 100 years of combined experience in funeral service.   Our facility gives you a sense of home. While keeping with traditional values, we provide elevator's for handicap accessible facilities.   We are the largest facility in our area and have ample space for your family and friends.           

  • If you need assistance call  276-523-1470, Big Stone Gap 

 Please join us on the first Saturday of every month at 6:00 p.m. for a gospel singing at our Big Stone Gap location.                                                                                                                                                                                               

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  • You all are simply the most compassionate, people. You made our aunts service perfect. Thanks again for making a difficult time easier on the family.
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    Jim Thacker, April 01, 2015

  • The entire staff at Holdings made our family feel like theirs. During a difficult time I would recommend you all to all of my friends and family.
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    Paul, August 04, 2014

  • " Very Professional and Knowledgeable staff " Glad we made the choice for my uncle to be taken to your facility. Everything was handled with dignity and respect!
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    Alfred , August 07, 2014

  • You have dealt with my family for many, many years (Mullins).We have the up most respect for everyone at Holding. You all came all the way to Wabash Indiana to get my mom, It went you all had my dad (James H Mullins), My mom (Anna Sue Mullins) and my brother Charles S.Mullins).I want to thank you on behalf of my sisters and Myself you are the best.
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    Debbie Mullins Lawson, August 11, 2014

  • The staff of Holding Funeral Home, were very compassionate and professional in the handling of my cousins service. You can definitely tell they truly care.
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    Jeff Bellamy, August 19, 2014

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