About Us

    About J H Way Funeral Services

    J H Way Funeral Services was established in 1990 and now plays an important role in the Dawlish and Teignmouth communities.

    The teams at our Dawlish and Teignmouth funeral homes will provide advice at every stage of the funeral planning process, and will arrange an individual and unique funeral to help you celebrate the life of your loved one. We have our own service venues on-site at both funeral homes.

    Here at J H Way Funeral Services we also offer an affordable prepaid funeral plan, Choice, so that you can arrange and pay for a funeral in advance. This will protect your family from rising costs and remove uncertainty about your wishes.

    If you would like to talk to us about planning a funeral, or our Choice plan, please come and see us in any of our funeral homes, or if you’d rather we can arrange a home visit. We’re also available 24 hours a day on the phone so if you need anything please don’t hesitate to call your local funeral home. 


    Meet the Team

    Caz Denning

    Funeral Director

    I am a Teignmouth local and started working at T Clark Funeral Service as an Administrator in 2003. I gained my experience whilst training in all areas of the funeral business, which covered all aspects of Funeral Administration, Arranging and Directing which included the collection of loved ones from hospitals, hospices and private residences to full preparation so families could visit.
    Aside from my beautiful family, funerals are a very important part of my life and over the years I have strived to deliver an excellent service to my families who have put their trust in me.

    I will go above and beyond and do everything in my power to ensure the funeral they hold for their loved one is as unique and as special as they are. I would like to think that my high standard of work and work ethic has earnt me a good reputation for delivering exactly what my families ask for, which resulted in repeat business for the company.

    I have been on various committees over the years from Teignmouth Hospital League of Friends, Teignmouth Soup Kitchen, Trustee/Honorary Secretary and Unit Appointed Chaplin of Teignmouth Sea Cadets (TS Canonteign) and PCC Secretary for St James Church.
    I am a member of Teignmouth Baptist Church and help with the Children’s work and stewarding on a regular basis. I love spending quality time with my family, having long walks with our dogs and have rowed for many a year with a team from Shaldon. We have participated in many charity rows such as the London River Race and the Brixham to Shaldon row.
    Caz recently participated in Brave to Shave for the Little Princess Trust.
    I am excited for the next phase of my career and being able to look after families once more.

    Linsie Kemp

    Funeral Arranger

    My name is Linsie Kemp, maiden name Way, and I am a Dawlish girl through and through. Over the last 10/15 years I have worked at Teignmouth Community School as a Teaching Assistant and then at Dawlish Cabs as a phone operator. I started working with J H Way Funerals in August 2022.
    The funeral business has always been part of my life. My father is J H Way, and my grandfather was Hedley Way, and they were both well-known and well-respected funeral directors in Dawlish for many years. My dad is my absolute hero. I am so proud to be following in his footsteps and I am honoured to be able to say, “there is a Way back at Ways”.
    Funerals are a very important part of everyone’s life; we are all unique and like different things. Therefore, I will endeavour to try and make each funeral I arrange a one of a kind, special and personal one so you can say your final goodbye to your loved one in a way that means the most to you. Nothing will be too much trouble; I will do my absolute best for you.
    My hobbies include amateur dramatics, whether it be performing on stage or directing, I love both. You may have seen me in various plays and shows for either the Dawlish Rep or the Dawlish Musical Theatre Company. Most of the time now though, I direct pantomimes for Shaldon Theatre Company where I am also their Creative Co-Ordinator. I do love to read whether its soppy chick lit that makes me cry or non-fiction books about forensics/biographies (to be fair, these usually make me cry too). I also love to watch live theatre and quite often take a trip up to London to watch the West End Shows.
    I am married to the most wonderful man who supports and encourages me in all I do. I have 3 grown up daughters who are my absolute world and 3 gorgeous grandchildren who I adore; yes, they get spoilt rotten and yes they most certainly do run circles around me.
    I am extremely excited to be starting the next chapter of my life here at J H Way Funeral Services. It is my aim to make my dad, and Funeral Partners, proud, and to be the very best version of me that I can possibly be.

    Our Values


    We take pride in everything we do. Our aim is that everyone who works for Funeral Partners shares our values.

    Helping People

    Our business exists to help the bereaved to make fitting arrangements for their loved one’s last journey and to provide lasting memories for family and friends.

    We do this with a positive, caring and understanding approach.

    Respect for everyone

    We value diversity and treat everyone with the same respect, courtesy and dignity.

    Professional Standards

    We are a professional organisation and we strive to achieve the highest possible standards in everything we do and to improve upon these standards continuously.

    Accept responsibility

    We accept responsibility for our actions both as a company and as individuals.


    We believe that we can only achieve our goals by working together in partnership with client families, suppliers and our employees.

    Our locations

    We're available 24 hours 365 days a year

    Call 01626 862 321 visit branch or arrange a home visit