Derby Cemetery

Find Derby Kansas cemeteries, memorial parks, mausoleums, graveyards, gravesites, graves or mortuaries. Cemeteries provide information on funerals and burial services including internment, headstones and grave markers, burial grounds, cemetery plots, vaults, crypts, as well as burial records for national, state,.

Derby Hill Crest Cemetery 10102 East 95th Street South Derby KS 67037 316-788-2527

El Paso Cemetery 700 East Kay Street Derby KS 67037 316-788-2527

About Derby Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Derby, KS are burial grounds where cultural, ethnic, or religious burial observations and rituals are practiced. Public Cemeteries in Derby make their plots available to the general public. Derby Private Cemeteries restrict their use based on religious affiliation, family, ethnicity, or some other group identifier. Military Cemeteries in Sedgwick County are generally restricted to veterans and other individuals who have served in the armed forces. In some cases, family members of veterans may also be buried in Military Cemeteries.

Interested parties may contact Cemeteries for questions about:
  • Finding a cemetery near you
  • Derby Public and Private Cemeteries
  • Military Cemeteries in Derby
  • Information about funerals and burials
  • Derby burial records and gravesite history
Derby Burial Records

Derby burial records, which are of interest to genealogists and family researchers, are available as public records. Burial records for individuals buried in Derby may be obtained from the office of the Derby Cemetery where that burial took place. The Sedgwick County government may provide these records at the Offices of the Sedgwick County Cemetery, Sedgwick County Parks and Public Works Departments.

Public Cemeteries in Derby, KS

Public Cemeteries may be owned by the Sedgwick County government, or they may be privately owned. They are open to the public and generate most of their revenue from the sale of individual burial plots, gravesites, and mausoleums in Derby, Kansas. Government-owned Cemeteries may also be partially funded by the operating budget of Derby. The operation and maintenance of government-owned Cemeteries in Derby is usually the responsibility of the Sedgwick County Parks Department or Public Works Department.

Derby Private Cemeteries

Kansas Public Cemeteries that are privately owned include Cemeteries owned by Derby businesses and non-profit organizations, such as churches. A Cemetery owned by a church or other religious institution may be considered a Public Cemetery if it is open to the general public. Many Cemeteries are owned by small, Derby based businesses. However, a growing number are owned by a handful of large, national companies. In these cases, a local Derby business is often retained as the operator of the Cemetery.

Cemetery Operations

The licensing and operation of Cemeteries is regulated by Kansas State. The location of Public Cemeteries is regulated by local ordinances and Sedgwick County zoning rules. Kansas State requires Derby Public Cemeteries to establish an endowment or other fund for the perpetual care and maintenance of the Cemetery. A certain portion of each burial plot sale must be designated for the future care and maintenance of the Cemetery grounds. These requirements are intended to ensure that funds are available to maintain the Cemetery even after all of the burial plots have been sold. Kansas may also regulate service fees charged by Derby Cemeteries.