About Us

Contract with the Community

1. To always upgrade our facilities:

Some places outgrow their facilities. We promise to not to just remain in our initial 5,500 sq. ft. building, for the duration of our existence, inadequately serving hundreds among hundreds of families.

2. To always maintain a low turnover rate:

We are an employee centered establishment. Our community, develops bonds with our employees; our promise is to insure vast moral for highlevels of retention.

3. To always be the leader of innovation:

We believe in growth, as we are here for the long haul. Wewill continue to look for new and innovative ways, to serve our community inways that gives high value to the funeral experience.

4. To always give a stellar service at a fair price.

There is a major difference between "cheap" &"affordable". We promise to work with families of every economic condition, yet allowing our business to be profitable.

5. We promise to always be the BEST!

No matter how massive this establishment grows; we will NEVER make your family feel like they have to rush this process.

Be it resolved:
Eric Vaughn Wray II, President
E. Vaughn Wray Funeral Establishment, Norfolk, Virginia

Why Choose Us

The staff at E. Vaughn Wray Funeral Establishment takes great pride in caring for our families, and has made a commitment to provide you with a beautiful, lasting tribute to your loved one. Honoring your loved one is our top priority, and part of that is assisting you deal with grief during this difficult time. Everyone’s needs are different, and for that reason, families can entrust their loved one’s wishes to our staff. We have a wide range of resources to support you not only today, but in the weeks and months to come.

Online Memorial

We can create a customized, online memorial for you to share with family and friends. The memorial includes the obituary and any photographs you wish to provide. It will serve as a place for visitors to post condolences, share memories, upload photos, and light candles in honor of your loved one.

Tribute Video

We can produce a personal tribute video that can be played at the service and online. Simply provide us with the photographs you want to include and we will transform them into a video celebration of your treasured memories. DVDs or digital files of the video are also available.

Ordering Flowers

We make it easy for friends and family to send flowers to your home or service to honor your loved one. We have partnered with local florists to offer the convenience of ordering directly from the obituary page of our website. You can also use this feature to select the flowers you would like at the service. This is a secure way to choose beautiful arrangements from the privacy and comfort of your home.

Sharing Service Details

We reduce the stress of contacting those who need the details of the service for your loved one. We post the dates and times of the service as part of the online memorial on our website. You can then either share the memorial on your Facebook or Twitter page or copy the details from the site into an email or text. Both options give you the peace of mind that you have provided the necessary information to those who need it.

Daily Grief Steps Emails

We offer one year of free daily grief support emails to the families we serve. It is important to us that we continue to comfort our families through the difficult days that the first year of grieving can bring.