How to Write an Obituary

by Steve Spann

An obituary often contains an individual's name, their date and place of birth, the survivors of that person's family and details about a funeral service. Include an individual's favorite organizations and accomplishments in an obituary with help from a licensed funeral director and embalmer in this free video on funeral planning.

About the Author

Steve Spann is the president of John A. Gupton College, which provides a professional curriculum in the funeral arts and sciences. As a licensed funeral director and embalmer, Spann has more than 30 years of experience in the field and is a graduate of Gupton College.