Otter Valley Funerals
About Us

About Us

Local and family run Budleigh Funeral Director Simon Savage

Otter Valley Funerals is a local company owned and managed by funeral director Simon Savage with one goal in mind, to provide the communities of Budleigh, Exmouth and the surrounding areas with exceptional care at their time of need. 

Otter Valley Funerals is a truly independent family run funeral directors, and as such, isn’t governed by a head office making decisions, or setting targets, just our team, looking after our community, however they need.

Simon is a qualified funeral director with over a decade of experience and has worked for different independent and national companies, including the co-op (Palmers), before running a Funeral Support company supporting other independent Funeral Directors with their day to day needs. 

Simon grew up between Budleigh and Exmouth, from school at Brixington to playing youth football at Budleigh Football Club. Helping form the youth committee for the first skatepark at Lime Kiln car park in Budleigh and up to the present day playing football for whoever will have him, at Woodbury, Exmouth Town, Budleigh, East Budleigh and Otterton Football Clubs.

Simon’s family also call Budleigh and Exmouth home. Simon’s father is the president of Budleigh Football Club, and has been an officer of the club for 20 years. Simon’s mother previously worked at various care homes in Exmouth and Shandford care home in Budleigh and now volunteers at the Devon Air Ambulance shop on the High Street.

Otter Valley Funerals are proud to call Budleigh and Exmouth home, as their founder has all of his life.