Sisk-Butler Funeral Home is Bessemer City's hometown funeral
home. Our professional staff is second to none. Our experienced
funeral directors, funeral assistants and office professionals are
highly-trained, compassionate local people who strive to guide
grieving families through the most difficult days they will face in
life. Our staff will attend to every detail in order to provide the
very best personalized service possible.
Sisk-Butler has a long and rich heritage which began many years
ago. Frank Sisk owned a furniture store in Bessemer City and began
selling caskets in 1928. He went to embalming school in Chicago in
1930 and then returned home to open Sisk Funeral Home on Virginia
Avenue. He married Ellen Teague the same year.
In 1941 he built a funeral home on Eleventh Street. Needing a
larger facility, Frank Sisk bought the Goldberg home at our present
location in 1960. In 1962 his son-in-law, Joe Butler, joined the
business. They added a new building in 1965 which included a large
In 1974 the funeral home was renamed Sisk-Butler Funeral Home.
Frank Sisk died in 1989 and the Butlers sold the funeral home to
the Loewen Group in June, 1990.
In September 1991 the old portion of the funeral home burned and
the corporation rebuilt the present building in 1992.