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About Us

The Lakeview Difference

Our Purpose

Since 1969, we have been honored to deliver healing experiences to the Highlands County community. We exist to serve the unique needs of every family. Learn our story. Lean on us. And let our expertise lead you through the best experience possible.

Words we live by
respect
empathy
honor
patience
comfort
integrity
collaborative
serenity
attention to every detail
support
courage
healing experiences
professionalism
experience
compassion
accountability
knowledge
calm
respect
empathy
honor
patience
comfort
integrity
collaborative
serenity
attention to every detail
support
courage
healing experiences
professionalism
experience
compassion
accountability
knowledge
calm
calm
knowledge
accountability
compassion
experience
professionalism
healing experiences
courage
support
attention to every detail
serenity
collaborative
integrity
comfort
patience
honor
empathy
respect
calm
knowledge
accountability
compassion
experience
professionalism
healing experiences
courage
support
attention to every detail
serenity
collaborative
integrity
comfort
patience
honor
empathy
respect
Our Family is here for yours

Our pledge

What we stand for

We’re here to give you care and comfort as we help guide you through the planning journey.

Care
We treat you and your loved one as if you were our part of our own family, providing the support and serenity you need.
Comfort
We go the extra mile to ensure that families are given the compassion they so desperately need during this time.
Plan
We are your trusted guide in times of immediate need, as well as when you're ready to make plans for the future.
History & Staff

Our Story

Learn the legacy

We've learned a lot about caring for families over the years. We realize that we aren't just caring for a loved one, but the entire family. People come to us during their most difficult times, and we respond with kindness, understanding and expertise. Our goal is to make everyone feel at home as we work with them to create a memorable service in honor of a beautiful life.

Serving our community for over 50 years

We have been serving our community with compassion and dedication for more than 50 years.

Splendor for acres

Spread over 25 beautiful acres, our facility is the vision of Robert E. Sherwood, a local real estate developer. The original design was L-shaped to Lake Denton and hence the name Lakeview Memorial Gardens.

Our first burial

On April 2, 1969, Lakeview Memorial Gardens conducted its first burial when Vietnam War Hero S-Sgt. Charles W. Jenkins of Lake Placid Fl. Army S-Sgt. Jenkins lost his life in the vicinity of Nha Trang, Vietnam.

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Lakeview by the numbers

4K+

Legacies Honored

53

Years in Business

220K+

Moments Remembered

Our team

Meet our amazing staff

We're members of the local community who have many years of experience caring for families from all backgrounds and all walks of life. Families know they can count on us to provide them the comfort they need when they need it most.

Locations

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Our Locations
Why Us

We illuminate paths to peace with personalized ceremonies and memorial tributes that honor your loved one.

Memorable Tributes
Full-Service Arrangements
We proudly provide both funeral and cemetery arrangements to make the process seamless and customized to your needs.
Online Funerals
We've adapted our services to make it easier for friends and family to participate from home. Please call us at (863) 658-4265 talk through your options.
24/7/365 Care
For generations we have stood by our commitment to caring for our community. We're here for you anytime you need us.
Virtual Appointments
All arrangements can now be made remotely. We'll work together however you feel comfortable, whether it's by phone, video conference or email.
Testimonials

What Families Are Saying

Real Stories from Real People

Larry and Staff: Thank you so very much for your understanding, kindness and compassionate helpfulness with this situation. God Bless you all! Many thanks. Sincerely, S.M.

S.M 5 stars

Thank you for your kind + thorough services V.S + J Family

V.S + J Family 5 stars

To everyone at Lakeview, Thank you so much for the beautiful cemetery service & honors for Dad! You have done a great job for Mom in 2008 & now Dad. Thank you for being there & caring for others the way you all do. His service was a true blessing from you all & it was a pleasure working with you. P.L & J.L

P.L & J.L 5 stars

Larry Jenkins and Staff, I just wanted to thank you for the wonderful service you extended to me and my parents last week Thurs., May 21st. Your attention to detail and courtesy was very impressive and greatly appreciated. Thank you for making their funeral service such a wonderful memory for me and my friend. Sincerely, S.A

S.A 5 stars

My family and I went to your candlelight service this evening. It was absolutely beautiful. Thank you for having us. We look forward to making this an annual tradition. It was a wonderful way to connect to our loved one and remember her before Christmas. It was like we were given special time aside just for her. Thank you again.

Jm 5 stars

Thank you for your generous gifts of food and your acts of appreciation for our staff.

Cp 5 stars
Careers

Join us

We're hiring

We offer a healthy work/life balance and invite ideas and innovation. Lakeview Memorial Gardens is where our team members' purpose and passion unite.

Why Plan Ahead?

Plan for the future, today.
By planning your funeral, you can make sure your life is celebrated the way you want, and give your loved ones the peace-of-mind they need when the time comes.
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