The Painter family have been associated with the funeral profession for over 100 years.


Nowadays, Stephen & Philip continue to build on a reputation steeped in tradition. Between them, they have served families throughout Birmingham and Solihull for over 50 years. Their aim is to bring a dignified and personal service to families throughout the local area, with a cost reflective of today’s economic situation.


Stephen Painter

Stephen has become a well-known Funeral Director locally over the past 35 years. In that time, he has lived in Stechford, Yardley, Tile Cross, Marston Green, and Solihull.

He has been President of both the Birmingham Funeral Directors Guild, and the National Association of Funeral Directors Midland Division, following in his own father's footsteps.

In his personal time, Stephen is a keen clubman, and is currently President of the Old Yardleians Rugby club in Shirley, a member of the Blossomfield Bowling club, and Chairman of the St. Alphege Badminton Club in Solihull.


Philip Painter

Following in his father’s footsteps, Philip joined the funeral business in 2000.

He lived in Yardley up until 2007 before moving to Solihull, and has arranged and conducted funerals locally for 15 years.

In his spare time Phil is a keen sportsman, being a former 1st team captain of Old Yardleians Rugby club in Shirley. He currently coaches and holds the position as the mini and junior section Chairman.

Other spare time is taken up with his two boys, Harley and Brady who both attend schools in Solihull.


Robert Davies

Rob joined the company in July 2016, after working for Thomas Bragg & Sons in Shirley for over twenty years.

When Thomas Bragg and Sons was taken over by a large corporate company, Rob made the decision to join Stephen and Philip, working for an independent company with an exceptional reputation for family values, offering a more personal service.

Rob is Hall Green born and bred, and is based in the new office on Robin Hood Lane, Hall Green.

Anyone passing is always welcome to call into the office for a chat and a cuppa.