Popular Epitaphs

1 I am all that is, that was, and that will be
2 Never stop singing
3 A mind at peace
4 Your memory will live on in our hearts
5 With a song in our hearts We remember ...
6 Memories are yours to keep as we remain in peaceful sleep
7 Step softly, a dream lies here
8 A light from our life is gone
A voice we loved, stilled
A place vacant in our hearts
A place never to be filled
9 Her/His duty done, her/his honour won
10 Beautiful lady we miss you ...
11 Come to us in our dreams
Live in our hearts
Stay with us
12 Amazing man, you are missed ...
13 To sleep
To dream
14 A beautiful woman, a perfect wife
15 A courageous warrior
16 The soul of man is immortal and imperishable
17 She/He was a tiny bird with a big song!
18 Serendipity
19 No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted
20 That best portion of a good man’s life -
His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love

21 We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh, we sure did laugh

22 The most wasted of all days is one without laughter
She/He wasted no days
23 Gone, but never forgotten
24 In loving memory (of)
25 Until we walk/dance together again
26 A beautiful life came to an end
She died as she lived – everyone’s friend
27 I shall but love thee better after death
28 Forever in our hearts, souls and minds
29 Always with us, somehow
30 I’ve earned my wings
31 Let joy and innocence prevail
32 A life measured in memories, not years
34 Asleep in peace
35 Such immense love lived within her/him
36 Your song has ended, but the melody lingers on
37 Sweetly sleeping
38 Memories keep you with us
39 Step softly, memories lie buried here
40 All your life you made us laugh
We will not weep now

41 You touched us all
42 Weep not, I am an angel now
43 Your love continues to light my way, your memory will never leave me
44 At sundown and sunrise, we will remember them
45 Life’s race well run. Life’s work well done. Life’s victory won, now cometh rest
46 In one of the stars, I shall be living
In one of them, I shall be laughing
And so it will be as if all the stars were laughing when you look at the sky at night.
47 Released from all his/her earthly cares
48 Tread lightly, she is near
Under the snow
Speak gently, she can hear
The daisies grow
49 The morning light is breaking
The darkness disappears
50 My hand misses your hand
My eyes miss your eyes
My heart longs for your heart
But my memories remind me,
We will meet again, love

51 To live in the hearts of those we love is never to die
52 Entered into rest
53 Until we meet again
54 Forever in our hearts
55 Always in our hearts
56 At rest with God
57 Rest in peace
58 Too well loved to ever be forgotten
59 Asleep in Jesus
60 Home with God, which is far better
61 Everlasting life through Christ
62 Asleep in Christ Jesus
63 Beloved of the Lord
64 Not lost to memory! Not lost to love!
But gone to our Father’s house, above
65 Rest is thine – sweet memory ours
66 Loving memories last forever
67 Your love will light my way, your memory will ever be with me
68 Death is only a shadow across the path to heaven
69 At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them
70 He longest lives who most to others gives, himself forgetting
71 May the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace
72 God could not have made earthly ties so strong to break them in eternity
73 For such is the Kingdom of Heaven
74 Called by One who loves him/her dearly
75 A treasured life together
76 Always loving, always loved
77 A precious gift returned to God
78 You are (were) the wind beneath my wings
79 Gone from home but not from our hearts
80 Your music shall play forever in our hearts

81 Just look for me beyond the sky, for high above I do fly
82 A day of duty done, a day of rest begun
83 Love is eternal
84 So gentle, kind and good
85 It broke our hearts to lose you, but you did not go alone
A part of us went with you, the day God called you home
86 Remembering you is easy, we do it every day
Missing you is the hard part that never goes away
87 Your memory is a light to guide us
88 So tender, so kind, a beautiful memory left behind
89 He/She played a great game
90 There is a link death cannot sever, love and remembrance last forever
91 We worked together in happiness, now we rest together in peace
92 Love you forever and ever
93 Love lives on
94 While we have time, let us do good
95 How blest are those who from their labours rest
96 I have fought the good fight
I have finished the course
I have kept the faith
97 Lord have mercy upon us
98 Where there is great love there are always miracles
99 May she/he rest in peace with God
100 Blessed sleep to which we all return
101 Generous of heart, constant in faith
102 Our love goes with you and our souls wait to join you
103 Great love lives on
104 It’s hard to look back on any gain in life
That does not have a loss attached to it
105 Those we love remain with us for love itself lives on
106 He/She loved and was loved
107 Love makes memory eternal
108 She/He loved everyone
109 He/She touched the lives of many
110 The saddened hearts were healed in knowing the pain of life is over,
And the beauty of the soul revealed
111 Rest, O weary traveller, for with the dawn comes great joy
112 I am not afraid of tomorrow for I have seen yesterday and I love today
113 If our love could have saved him/her, he/she would not have died
114 God grant us the serenity to accept the things we cannot change
The courage to change the things we can
And the wisdom to know the difference
115 I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills
116 And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest
117 A beautiful memory lingers
118 Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal
119 What we keep in memory is ours forever
120 We lived together in happiness, we rest together in peace

121 She/he touched everyone with special love and kindness
122 We miss you
123 A free spirit
124 An inspiration to all
125 We love you always
126 With all my love
127 There was grace in her steps, love in every gesture
128 Forever young, forever in our hearts
129 Life is not forever, love is
130 May she/he be remembered as she/he remembered others
131 A life full of years of understanding
132 Of tender heart and generous spirit
133 Peace is thine and sweet remembrance is ours
134 Your patient courage is a beloved memory
135 She graced her family with acts of loving kindness
136 Precious are the memories of (name)
137 How beautiful life was to me
138 Her works were kindness, her deeds were love
139 A tender mother/father, a faithful friend
140 A friend to many and sadly missed
141 Our love is love forever
142 Wonderful was your love for us
143 Love never ends
144 They gave their today for our tomorrow
145 Life has blended with the eternal now
146 With modesty there is wisdom
147 She/He was my soul, my better half
148 The task accomplished, the long day done
149 The world shall end when we forget
150 A heart where love was innocent

151 I have immortal longings in me
152 I have always depended on the kindness of strangers
153 Home with God, which is far better
154 Hasten, oh blessed hour of reunion
155 Your love will light my way, your memory will ever be with me
156 What we keep in memory is ours unchanged forever
157 Entered into tranquility
158 Stillness and calm
159 Angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they’re gone
160 Life is a journey, so hang on for the ride
161 Star to star, you folks are the best
162 Heavenly jewel illuminates the mysteries of life
163 The joy of rubbing shoulders with the best
164 Peace rooted in seeing goodness and beauty
165 You are a song in our hearts forever
166 Until we meet again, my love
167 Bestest grandma ever (grandpa, uncle, aunt, etc.)
168 Beyond the stars
169 Beyond the sunset
170 Love forever true
171 A life of deeds, not of years
172 Look not here for what I have done. Look around you
173 Lord, thank you for a beautiful life
174 Nature is the art of God eternal
175 No one says farewell
176 Only hours part us
177 Our hope is in God
178 Sacred is the memory of (name)
179 The loveliness of love is all around
180 The memory of every unselfish act is now a perfumed rose

181 Kind, loving and faithful
182 Don’t think of him as gone away, his journey’s just begun
183 Honest people, loving parents
184 Your tender love and understanding will remain in our hearts forever
185 This life is but a passing dream, we soon shall wake in heaven
186 His/Her mission on earth fulfilled
187 His/Her friends were his/her world
188 He/She lives with us in memory and will forevermore
189 To those who knew and loved him/her, his/her memory will never grow old
190 He had a kind word for each and died beloved by all
191 My pal on earth, God’s angel in heaven
192 Fond memories linger every day, remembrance keeps him/her near
193 The world’s loss was heaven’s gain when God took you home
194 We loved him a lot but God loved him more
195 On him and on his high endeavor the light of praise shall shine forever
196 To live with Him and sing in endless morn of light!
197 Sleep on sweet baby and take thy rest
God called thee home. He thought it best
198 Sisters/Brothers together again
199 Singing with the angels
200 Loved and lived one day at a time
201 Your gentle sweet nature made you beloved by all
202 A gentle heart and courageous spirit
203 Lived her/his life with spirit and grace
204 In silence we remember
205 A good life
206 Your devotion to your family is our blessing
207 Laughter is the shortest distance between two people
208 A love without end ... Amen
209 She/He who is blessed by God
210 So share his/her wisdom and abilities
211 The influence you had on our lives will live on forever
212 In the light of an angel
213 Memories to treasure
214 Even happier now
215 After suffering ... peace
216 We love you to the mountains and back
217 Love is patient, love is kind, love never fails
218 Sadly missed, lovingly remembered
219 You are still my sunshine
Your memory makes me happy when skies are grey
220 Weep not, I am an angel now

221 A friend to many
222 Always kind and willing
223 Ever remembered, ever loved
224 Fondly loved and deeply mourned
225 Forever at peace
226 Forever with the Lord
227 Kindness is always remembered
228 Laughed often, loved much
229 Life’s work well done
230 Love forever
231 Love’s last gift, remembrance
232 May his/her soul rest in peace
233 No night can darken the sunlight of their memory
234 None knew thee but to love thee
235 Peace be with God
236 Remembered with love
237 Resting where no shadows fall
238 Sweet as a rose
239 The hours part us but they bring us together again
240 Their love and tenderness touched our hearts
241 Their love will last an eternity
242 They live with us in memory and will forever
243 ‘Tis always morning somewhere, and above
244 Unmeasured lands are ours to know
245 We shared their wisdom and abilities
246 Your life devoted to the happiness of others
247 Your love will never be forgotten
248 I leave you with my legacy of love