Headstones & Monuments in Big Bear

If you are looking to order a headstone, contact Oaktree Engraving & Monuments. We have provided custom headstones at affordable prices to the Big Bear community for over four decades.

Each custom grave marker we create is designed to meet your needs and honor the memory of your loved one. Choose from different materials and colors. Select a standard design, or have us custom cut a headstone shape for you.

Headstone Materials & Colors

You have a choice of several different materials when it comes to designing a grave marker. Most of the grave markers we create are granite or bronze. There are additional materials you can choose from.

Granite headstones are a common choice because they are long-lasting, weather resistant, and come in a variety of colors Our headstone company offers an array of colors to choose from. Granite grave markers can be custom made in shades of grays, blacks, reds, blues, and greens.

When you work with Oaktree Engraving & Monuments you will be able to pick out the headstone material and color. You will also be able to choose from several designs.

Headstone Designs

Cemetery headstones come in many different designs. The design you choose can help you easily locate a specific gravesite. You have many standard grave headstone designs to choose from. If there’s something you want, but don’t see, you can work with our custom gravestone service to create a custom cut headstone.

Standard Headstone Designs

There are two standard headstone designs. The first is an in ground option that lays flat at the top of the grave. The second is an upright option. Upright headstones typically come in two pieces. The first piece is the base and the second piece is the upright piece, called the die.

Dies come in several shapes and finishes. With our headstone service, you will be able to choose from rectangle, square, oval, and slant shapes. The edges of the headstone can be squared off, rounded, or left unfinished.

Custom Grave Marker Designs

Some headstone companies only offer standard grave marker designs. Our headstone service includes custom headstones in Big Bear to meet our customers’ individual and unique needs.

Our custom grave marker service near you includes the ability to choose the material, color, cut, and style of headstone. We also custom engrave the face of each headstone.

What Goes On a Memorial Headstone

It is customary for a headstone provider to engrave the name, birth date, and death date of the deceased on the face of the headstone. Depending on the size of headstone chosen, our Big Bear grave marker service can custom engrave or etch words, phrases, pictures, and more.

When you honor your loved one with a grave marker, you can choose to add an epitaph to their headstone. The epitaph is something your loved one is remembered by. Here are a few examples of things you can add on the headstone.


You can request to have an etching of a picture or landscape put on your loved ones’ headstone.

Here are some examples of landscape etchings done by our Big Bear headstone service:

  • Ocean, sea, or lake scenery
  • Forest, mountain, or meadow scenery
  • Flowers, leaves, trees, and other plants

Here are some examples of picture etchings done by our grave marker service:

  • Individual or couples pictures
  • Added angel wings and halo to a picture
  • Beloved family pet
  • Handprints and footprints

Talk to our customer service representative if you want something etched on a headstone that isn’t on this list. We have the ability to custom etch the design you want.


When you are looking for a grave marker service near you, make sure you can get a custom engraving by working with Oaktree Engraving & Monuments. We provide custom engraving services to our customers so that each headstone is unique and personalized.

Here are some examples of life roles you can have engraved on your loved ones’ headstone:

  • Personal Roles (grandfather, father, son, brother, etc.)
  • Military Roles (branch of service, rank, honors, etc.)
  • Career Roles (musician, dentist, pastor, pilot, etc.)

You can also choose to have short phrases engraved on your loved ones’ headstone. Here are some traditional choices:

  • Favorite quote or saying
  • Bible verse or prayer
  • Favorite song lyric

Big Bear Monument Service

As the leading local headstone company near you, we are able to provide you with more than traditional headstones. We can create a monument headstone.

Our Big Bear headstone monument service allows you to create a large headstone to place at the top of side-by-side gravesites. We can create headstone monuments for family plots, too.

If you are looking for another way to commemorate the life of your loved one, work with us to create a one-of-a-kind monument. We are able to custom make functional monuments, like benches, or decorative monuments, like statues.

Oaktree Engraving & Monuments is proud to have worked with city departments to create monuments for public display.

Why Choose Oaktree Engraving & Monuments for Custom Grave Marker Service in Big Bear

Oaktree Engraving & Monuments has been family-owned and operated since 1976. Our compassionate customer service and quality craftsmanship are unmatched.

As your headstone provider, we will guide you through the headstone design process, custom engrave the grave marker, and deliver right to the cemetery.

Contact Oaktree Engraving & Monuments to schedule a private headstone consultation. You won’t find better custom headstone service in Big Bear.