Neptune Society of
Santa Barbara, CA

“We take care of families”

Losing a loved one is difficult. Remove a great burden by making arrangements ahead of time thus giving friends and family members space and time to grieve.

Learn more about pre planning a cremation by downloading our FREE Cremation Guide. Simply fill out the form to the right for immediate access.

Cremation Service in Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara, CA Cremation Pre-Planning: What You Should Know

  • Cremation is Affordable
  • Prepaid Cremation Saves Money
  • Preplanning Gives You Control
  • Preplanning Provides Peace of Mind
  • Use the form on this page for a FREE cremation planning guide.

Cremation: Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara Cremation Planning. The Neptune Society Santa Barbara offers cremation planning services for greater Santa Barbara, serving Verdana, Santa Barbara, Western Ventura, and San Luis Obispo counties. Cremation is a dignified and respectful alternative to a traditional funeral and burial at a far lower cost. Our experienced, professional staff is available to answer all your questions about cremation and work with you to develop a specific cremation plan that accommodates your final wishes. A choice of urn or other memorial will be included in the plan for cremation services. Santa Barbara residents trust Neptune Society Santa Barbara to professionally and respectfully meet their cremation needs.

Veterans Cremation Santa Barbara. Neptune Society Santa Barbara honors those who have served our country. A veteran’s family needs benefit information and help for burial or cremation. Santa Barbara County residents rest assured that Neptune Society staff is able to capably answer their questions and guide them to appropriate services. We appreciate the opportunity to meet your Santa Barbara cremation needs.

Prepaid Cremation Santa Barbara

Affordable Prepaid Cremation. Once a cremation plan is finalized, the compassionate Neptune Society Santa Barbara staff makes financial arrangements for your Santa Barbara cremation service. Prepaid cremation allows you to lock in today’s price for service and avoid paying higher future prices for cremation. Santa Barbara CA preplanned prepaid cremations define your wishes and finalize payment, eliminating the burden of difficult decisions and payment for your loved ones.

The Neptune Society Santa Barbara takes pride in our service to the Santa Barbara area. The experienced staff at Neptune Society Santa Barbara looks forward to meeting your Santa Barbara cremation planning and prepaid cremation needs.

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Has a loved one passed away? Get assistance now.

Coordinating end-of-life services without a pre-arranged plan is overwhelming for many families. Our caring and experienced professionals in Santa Barbara walk you through every step of planning a Santa Barbara-area cremation to help you through this difficult time. We handle:

  • The death certificate and cremation permit
  • Creating a Santa Barbara cremation plan that meets your needs
  • Transporting your loved one to the cremation facility
  • Arranging post-cremation burial or scattering services

Fill out the form on the right to get in touch with a local cremation professional regarding a recent death in the family. Someone will be in touch with you shortly.

Next, gather information. Neptune Society, doctors, state agencies, and other officials will need the following information about the deceased in order to proceed:

  • Birth date and birthplace
  • Social Security number
  • Father's name and state of birth
  • Mother's maiden name and state of birth
  • Form DD-214 (if deceased was a veteran)
  • A copy of the driver's license

Report a Loved One's Passing

Santa Barbara, CA Veteran Cremation

Our dedicated family service representatives in Santa Barbara are trained to answer your questions about veterans' cremations. Santa Barbara veterans may be eligible for the following benefits through the Department of Veteran's Affairs:

  • Special honors: American flag and Presidential Memorial Certificate
  • A credit to help pay for your Santa Barbara cremation service
  • Interment of cremated remains in a National Cemetery

We help you navigate your veteran’s benefits eligibility and cremation planning. Contact us below to learn more.

Request Veteran Cremation Information

About Us

Driving Directions

From the South:

  • Take the 101 freeway north to the State St./Highway 154 exit.
  • Turn left onto State St.
  • Go through 2 lights and make a U-turn at the Dutch Garden restaurant.
  • Enter the parking lot of the beige building with brown awnings and drive to the south side of the building.
  • Park in front of our entrance.

From the North:

  • Take the 101 freeway south to the State St./Highway 154 exit.
  • Turn right onto State St. and make a U-turn at the Dutch Garden restaurant.
  • Enter the parking lot of the beige building with brown awnings and drive to the south side of the building.
  • Park in front of our entrance.

Our Office Proudly Serves the Following Areas and Counties:

  • San Luis Obispo County
  • Santa Barbara County
  • Western Ventura County

*Distance restrictions may apply in some cases in some areas.


Our Team

Charles Martin

Charles Martin is a licensed funeral director and embalmer with over 20 years of experience in all areas of funeral and cremation services. He is married with two daughters and loves church, music, traveling, the outdoors, and fishing.



John Tays

John Tays is a cremation arranger with over 15 years of experience in all areas of funeral and cremation services.He is married with two children and 8 grandchildren. He loves church and camping.



Darrell Collard

Darrell Collard began his career in this industry arranging pre-need funeral insurance in 2005. Since that time he has moved around the industry and has worked in full service mortuaries. His experience includes pre-need services, selling cemetery property, and meeting with families as a funeral and cremation arranger. He is married with two adult children and 2 grandchildren. His extracurricular activities include singing with the Santa Barbara Choral Society and the local Barber Shop group. On Sundays you’ll find he and his wife in church in their local community. He also plays the accordion.



In the Community

Senior Fair

May 2015