Your best interests are the priority of everyone who works with us
Richard Lloyd Funeral Services always maintain the personal touch and give the service that is expected from everyone. We try to preserve that standard that was set by our predecessors. To that end, our staff are all local residents who know the local traditions and are familiar with the Woodley Churches and Clergy. It helps us to help you when you are arranging a funeral service for someone special and who is dear to you.
Meet the team:
Deputy Regional Development Director
James started in the funeral industry in Devon in 2000. He has worked his way from being a Driver bearer to Funeral Director, Area Manager and now Deputy Regional Development Director. He manages eight funeral homes in Surrey, and deputises for 39 in the South of England.
He moved to Woking in 2011 with his wife and two sons. He has a 1976 VW Bay Camper which he has restored with the help of his team, and is currently working on a 1968 Triumph Spitfire.
Lesley is Reading born. Having worked within the funeral profession previously, Lesley joined Richard Lloyd Funeral Services in August 2018 bringing over 9 years’ experience as a funeral arranger. Lesley takes great pride in helping families’ at the most difficult times of their lives, and giving ongoing support after the funeral has taken place. Lesley has a warm and welcoming manner, and is often the first point of contact for families, either on the telephone, or when they visit us in person. Lesley is married with 3 children and 5 grandchildren and is a Loyal Royal football supporter.
Donna Joined James & Thomas Funeral Directors in 2016 as a Funeral Arranger, and has now transferred to Richard Lloyd Funeral Services to continue her progression within our Funeral partners family. After previously working as a chef manager in a quaint country pub just outside of Guildford for 14 years.
Donna has one daughter and once she had left home, Donna felt it was time for a change.
She says “I have always had a desire to work with families and I am both honoured and humbled to able to guide families and hopefully ease some the of stress at such a sad time, being a funeral arranger is extremely rewarding and fulfilling.”
Donna likes to spend her time with her family and her five dogs, as well as making twiddle mitts to donate to people who are suffering from Dementia and Alzheimers.