Caring for the Bendigo and Surrounding Community since 1873

Andrew and Heather Hampton together with their team welcome you to William Farmer Funeral Directors. Arranging a funeral can be a difficult and emotional task, we hope that you find extensive, clear and practical information on our services and options. This webpage contains information regarding the current funerals in our care, a virtual tour and a tributes section for you to leave memories of your loved one or friend. We are here to support your family and ensure our service is personal, professional, dignified and celebrates a life well lived. Phone: (03) 5441 5577 (24 Hours).


  • Dear Andrew, Ron and staff, please accept this small gift in appreciation and gratitude for the kindness shown to us, and helping to fulfill our dear mother’s wishes. Andrew, thank you for the time given to us in helping to make this a special, memorable day, and one always to remember. Thank you also to Ron for presenting our beloved mother so beautifully. We truly appreciated it. Donna, thank you also for the preparation of the booklet, which we were very pleased with. Our heartfelt thanks again Lucy, Elizabeth and families

  • Dear Andrew, Heather and the staff at William Farmer Funerals, thank you so much for all your help, support and patience through this sad time for us. It was a lovely service and everything you’ve done for us has been amazing. Carlie, Daniel and Luke

  • To the Staff at William Farmer, McCrae Street, we would like to express our personal thanks to all of your staff for the professional and caring way in which you organised the funeral. Our special thanks to Donna and Alan who showed lovely patience and attention to detail throughout all of our visits and phone calls to Farmers. You were both an incredible support during our time of grief. The kindness and help extended to our whole family during that week was greatly appreciated. Jack and family

  • Dear Staff at William Farmer. My family would like to sincerely thank you, Jesse in particular, for your very special care and professionalism when Mum died. You accommodated all our wishes so very very well. Many thanks. Lynn

  • Dear Andrew, I would like to express my great appreciation for the manner in which you assisted me and my family in farewelling and celebrating my grandmother. Your patience, kindness, gentleness and understanding were just what was needed. There is something sweet about coming across someone who is just right for their vocation. Many thanks. P.S I was touched to receive the booklet re: Grief before being given the invoice. Very thoughtful also. Brendon


Chapels & Facilities

Our locations in Eaglehawk and Bendigo are designed to farewell your loved one in a way that celebrates a life well lived.

Planning Ahead

Pre-Paid and Pre-Arranged funerals make good sense, find out how you can plan ahead at William Farmer Funeral Directors.

Video Streaming

Watch your loved ones funeral service live throughout Australia or across the globe with Video Streaming from our chapel.