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Leak & Sons Funeral Home-Chicago

Leak & Sons Funeral Home-Chicago

(773) 846-6567

Leak & Sons Funeral Home-Chicago

83 years in business

7838 S Cottage Grove Ave
Chicago, IL 60619-3104

BBB File Opened: 1/16/1998
Business Started: 1/01/1933
Business Started Locally: 1/01/1933
Type of Entity
Corporation
Business Management
  • Mr. Spencer Leak, President
Contact Information
  • Principal: Mr. Spencer Leak, President
Business Category
  • Funeral Homes
  • Caskets
  • Cremation Services
  • Cremation Urns
  • Funeral Directors
  • Funeral Related Services
  • NAICS: Funeral Homes and Funeral Services

Alternate Business Names
  • Spencer Leak & Sons Funeral Home LTD

Licensing, Bonding or Registration:  This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

Number of Employees:  70

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Overview



Leak & Sons Funeral Home is a funeral home serving the Black and African American community of Chicago. Located in Chicago, IL, this company serves the neighborhoods of Greater Grand Crossing, Avalon Park, Chatham, Jackson Park, Highlands, Burnside, Calumet Heights, South Shore, South Chicago, Washington Park, Gresham, Auburn Gresham, Englewood, and Washington Heights. The company was founded in 1933 and has a history intertwined with the civil rights, with its founder driving Martin Luther King Jr. to his famous speech at Soldier Park and leading the march to desegregate Chicago's Oakwood Cemetery along with the NAACP and several well-known ministers. This funeral home also provides charity to churches and members of the community and offers reduced-price and free funerals to ensure that all members of the community receive a dignified burial.

This funeral home provides traditional and personalized funeral services, with a large selection of caskets, urns, and clothing available for families. Their original location has a florist and printing service on-site to make the process of creating the ceremony easier for the family and to provide greater personalization, including making personalized DVDs and other memorial materials. The company has traditional livery service for funerals, including signature black and gold limousines and white livery depending on the choice of the family. 24-hour live answering service is available to answer any questions, and the company also provides pre-planning services to offer peace of mind and convenience.

Visit the website for Leak & Sons Funeral Home to learn more about the funeral home's history, read about their amenities and funerary services, and contact the company to discuss the services available from this funeral home.


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Leak & Sons Funeral Home-Chicago

Leak & Sons Funeral Home-Chicago

BBB ACCREDITED SINCE 10/01/2013

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