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Thank you for visiting the Shellhouse Funeral Home, Inc., Shellhouse-Rivers Funeral Home, Inc. and Shellhouse-Rivers Crematory website.

Shellhouse Funeral Home, Inc. and Shellhouse-Rivers Funeral Home, Inc., have consistently been chosen as the best funeral homes in Aiken by readers of the Aiken Standard since 2006.

The business was started in 1993 and is owned and operated by the Shellhouse family of Aiken, SC. Beginning in 2002, we acquired Rivers Funeral Home and it became Shellhouse-Rivers Funeral Home, Inc.  For peace of mind of families who choose cremation, Shellhouse - Rivers Crematory offers Aiken's only on-site crematory at our East Pine Log Road location.

Bethany Cemetery was purchased by the Shellhouse family in 2000. The cemetery was founded in 1892 and much of Aiken's history lies in the plots and tombs within the grounds. The state historical commission once wrote on the history of the site, "To walk through Bethany Cemetery is to walk through the history of Aiken."

I invite you to browse through our site, and feel free to contact us with any questions you may have about our business, staff and the services we offer.

Robert W. Shellhouse, Jr.
President/Funeral Director

Cliff Jollie

Cliff C Jollie

03/01/30 - 10/11/15

AIKEN, SC – CLIFF CHESTER JOLLIE, 85, beloved husband of Roxie Martin Jollie, died Sunday, October 11, 2015 at his ... View full obituary

Maurice Peace

Maurice Peace

11/04/40 - 10/10/15

AIKEN, SC – ROBERT LaMAURICE PEACE, 74, husband of Gloria Gay Gibson Peace, went home to be with Jesus Saturday, ... View full obituary

John Ewing

John J Ewing

01/18/37 - 10/07/15

AIKEN – Mr. John Joseph Ewing, 78, passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2015. ... View full obituary

ClaraBelle Johnson

ClaraBelle Johnson

02/04/20 - 10/06/15

AIKEN, SC – ClaraBelle Johnson, 95, widow of Marvin Johnson, died Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at The Hills of Cumberland ... View full obituary

Robert Millen

Robert W Millen

11/12/39 - 10/06/15

AIKEN - Robert W. Millen peacefully passed away on October 6, 2015 at 1:56 AM. ... View full obituary

David Rodriguez, Sr.

David Rodriguez, Sr.

07/21/42 - 10/03/15

AIKEN - Mr. David Rodriguez, Sr., 73, passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015. ... View full obituary

Sherie Koenig

Sherie D Koenig

01/18/48 - 10/02/15

AIKEN, SC – SHERIE DIXON KOENIG, 67, died Friday, October 2, 2015 at her residence. ... View full obituary

Pope Cook

Pope Cook

11/11/26 - 09/29/15

COUCHTON, SC – POPE COOK, 88, beloved husband of Leola Wooten Cook, died Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at Aiken Regional ... View full obituary

Carl Zotter

Carl M Zotter

08/03/45 - 09/29/15

AIKEN – Mr. Carl Michael Zotter, 70, loving husband of Sandra “Sandy” Purcell Zotter, passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2015. ... View full obituary

Bruce Wright

Bruce W Wright

11/27/19 - 09/26/15

AIKEN, SC – BRUCE W. WRIGHT, 95, beloved husband of Opal Mullins Wright, died Saturday, September 26, 2015 at his ... View full obituary

James Schuon

James W Schuon

03/26/22 - 09/25/15

AIKEN, SC – JAMES WILLIAM SCHUON, 93, beloved husband of Ruth E. Schuon, died Friday, September 25, 2015 at his ... View full obituary

Ellen Busbee

Ellen W Busbee

11/28/24 - 09/24/15

AIKEN – Mrs. Ellen Willis Busbee, 90, widow of George Hatcher Busbee, passed away Thursday, September 24, 2015. ... View full obituary

Harriet Tewkesbury

Harriet H Tewkesbury

08/29/28 - 09/24/15

AIKEN – ... View full obituary

Lynne Calais

Lynne A Calais

01/27/55 - 09/22/15

AIKEN, SC – LYNNE ANN CALAIS, 60, beloved wife of Patrick Miller Calais died Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at her ... View full obituary

William Regan

William M Regan

03/23/42 - 09/22/15

AIKEN, SC - MR. WILLIAM M. “BILLY” REGAN SR. 73, entered into eternal peace on Tuesday, September 22, 2015. ... View full obituary

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