WHO WE ARE
Established in 1981, Thom Kight & Company is a family-run business of experienced local and international funeral directors.
We assist bereaved families with arranging and overseeing burials, cremations, funerals, repatriations (national and international), and memorial services. We belong to industry associations worldwide that underlines our commitment to delivering the highest standards in funeral services.
We currently have three generations of the Thom Kight Family working in our daily services.
Our premises in Randburg, Johannesburg, are well equipped to take care of your loved one with the utmost respect.
For our clients to have easier access to Thom Kight & Company Funeral Directors, we have extended our business to Randburg with a full range of in-house services. Whatever your needs, we will try to provide.
Thom Kight & Company helps your family say goodbye to your loved ones with respect and dignity, a reputation earned and gained over generations.
Taking your beliefs and wishes into consideration, we will help you create a personal and meaningful service for your loved ones. We start with personal supervision at every step, and with the important decisions and practical arrangements that come with saying goodbye to loved ones. We would like to think we are gentle, personal, family oriented, respectful and considerate.READ MORE
WHAT WE DO
Our Funeral Services
A comprehensive funeral and administrative service with a personal touch, tailored to your family’s wishes and requirements.
Together with an extensive and trusted network of partners, we do national and International repatriation of mortal remains.
We offer a range of professional and bespoke funeral services for your loved one.
If the deceased is to be buried, we will assist you with all the arrangements, including a graveside service if you choose.
If the deceased is to be cremated, we will arrange this with the crematorium. We can advise you on your options regarding the ashes.
There are options available to create a meaningful memorial service at Thom Kight & Company that honours the deceased after the body was cremated or buried.
Funeral etiquette varies from faith to faith. We can help you choose a profound and heartfelt tribute to the deceased with flowers tailored to your request.
We offer personalised catering and refreshments in-house to help ease the burden during this traumatic period.
Thomas Keight 1943 - 2015
Thomas Keight founded the company in 1981, earning a reputation for managing every detail with sensitivity and empathy.
Thomas Keight was born in England in 1943 where at the age of 16 years, he entered a 5 year apprenticeship with a local Funeral Director learning all the aspects of the business including hand crafting coffins, embalming, documentation and conducting funerals as well as attending art college 2 nights a week to become a qualified monumental mason.READ MORE
Family Values and Contemporary Choices
The Highest Standards
GOVERNANCE AND ETHICS
We provide high-quality services in line with the Industry's code
of practice standards and professional ethics.
Quality and standards are what bereaved families assume, want, and expect from funeral directors. We are a member of the World Organisation of Funeral Operatives (FIAT–IFTA) and a founding member of the Independent Funeral Directors Association of Southern Africa (IFDA). To maintain high standards, our staff undertakes continued training and reviews professional practice standards.READ MORE