Foundation Partners Group expands its Florida presence with the acquisition of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services

Orlando, Florida, October 15, 2012 - Foundation Partners Group, LLC is proud to announce that Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services has chosen to join the Foundation Partners family of firms. Hiers-Baxley consists of five funeral homes in Ocala, Belleview, TimberRidge, The Villages, and Chiefland, and a cemetery, Highland Memorial Park in Ocala. Hiers-Baxley has served north central Florida since 1885, and is excited that this affiliation will ensure that the quality of service they are known for will continue well into the future.

It was the alignment of cultures that was the driving force for the merger. Foundation Partners’ mission ‘To Capture, Acknowledge, and Share Life’s Purpose’ aligns perfectly with the Hiers-Baxley philosophy of ‘Celebrating Life…Honoring Memories…’. “We’re very excited about the opportunity to team-up with a growing organization that shares our values and our commitment to serving families and our community with compassion and excellence ,” stated Justin Baxley.

Foundation Partners is pleased that the Baxley family will carry on the heritage of the Hiers and Baxley families and looks forward to supporting them as they continue to serve the families in their community. “Hiers-Baxley is a perfect fit for Foundation Partners, and we look forward to bringing to bear all of our resources to help Justin and his team continue to provide the highest possible level of service in their marketplace,” said Steve O’Neill, Chairman.

Foundation Partners, a privately owned company, was established in June of 2010. The Company currently own 34 funeral homes and 6 cemeteries in 13 states, and is actively seeking to acquire premier funeral homes throughout the US.

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