957. Hiers-Baxley Funeral Home 910 East Silver Springs Boulevard

This Frame Vernacular home was built in the 1920s. The McKeever-MacKay Funeral Home was purchased by John Hiers in 1932, and soon after relocated to this location. Dennis Baxley joined the firm in 1970. This is the oldest continually operating business in Ocala, that began in 1885.


Below is an advertisement from 1931 showing a hearse/ambulance; a receipt dated 1932; and historical photographs from the 1950s and 1960s.