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D. L. Hancock Ltd is an independent, family-owned and run funeral directors, based in Oxford and Bicester we are one of the very few funeral firms left who are Oxford and Bicester’s only independent family owned funeral directors who are not a part of any co-operative or dignity group, we are dedicated to carrying out a personalised service to meet the individual wishes of each family. Every detail is considered in planning the funeral for your loved one, so that we can celebrate the life of, and make the day a special day of remembrance.

Darren Hancock is the Funeral Director (over 25 years experience), assisted by Mr Simon Williams the Assistant Funeral Director (over 16 years experience), Mrs Helen Connor, Mrs Natalie Lapierre, Mrs Jo Williams and Miss Amy Beadle, who are all experienced caring staff, providing a dedicated and professional service to our clients. Each member of our staff has been highly trained to deal with clients in an understanding and empathetic nature in times of great distress.

We take pride in our funeral homes, in Bicester we live on site above the offices and chapels, so your loved one is here with us all the time in our home which offers comfortable surroundings in which to discuss arrangements. Our Oxford Funeral home is situated in the middle of Headington in Oxford on the London Road and offers the same tranquil peaceful ambiance throughout. Alternatively, we are happy to visit you in the privacy of your own home, at any time.

Our Valuable Team Members

Mr Darren Hancock
Mr Darren HancockFuneral Director & Proprietor
<strong>Mr Simon Williams</strong>
Mr Simon WilliamsAssistant Funeral Director
<strong>Mrs Jo Williams</strong>
Mrs Jo WilliamsOxford Funeral Arranger
<strong>Miss Amy Beadle</strong>
Miss Amy BeadleOxford Funeral Arranger
<strong>Mrs Natalie Lapierre</strong>
Mrs Natalie LapierreBicester Funeral Arranger
<strong>Mrs Helen Connor</strong>
Mrs Helen ConnorBicester Funeral Arranger
<strong>Mr David Barnes</strong>
Mr David BarnesFuneral Assistant
<strong>Mr Paul Stanley</strong>
Mr Paul StanleyFuneral Assistant & Hearse Driver
<strong>Mr Graham Moore</strong>
Mr Graham MooreFuneral Assistant & Limousine Driver
<strong>Mr David Pittuck</strong>
Mr David PittuckFuneral Assistant
<strong>Mr Michael Ellis</strong>
Mr Michael EllisFuneral Assistant
<strong>Mr Malcolm Thornton</strong>
Mr Malcolm ThorntonFuneral Assistant