A list of common epitaphs

This is our entire collection of quotes, sayings, phrases, verses, and poems often used as epitaphs for tombstone inscriptions. These examples will help you find the words of remembrance to engrave on the headstone of your friend or family member - whether you decide to use one from the list as it is, or modify it to be specific to your loved one.

Click on an epitaph for more information, including any history, variations, categories, images, and the author - if known.

  1. 1 Corinthians 15:55 - Bible Verse Epitaph
  2. 1 Corinthians 2:9 - Bible Verse Epitaph
  3. 1 Corinthians 5:3 - Bible Verse Epitaph
  4. 1 Thessalonians 4:13-14 - Bible Verse Epitaph
  5. 1 Timothy 1:16 - Bible Verse Epitaph
  6. 2 Timothy 4:7 - Bible Verse Epitaph
  7. A Christian Soul Flies Home - Memorial Epitaph
  8. A Day Above Ground - Headstone Epitaph
  9. A Debt to Nature - Tombstone Epitaph
  10. A Dream Lies Buried - Child Headstone Epitaph
  11. A Farewell - Epitaph Poems
  12. A Gentle Man - Headstone Epitaph
  13. A Gentlemanly Scholar - Epitaph Example
  14. A Kind Heart - Tombstone Quote
  15. A Lasting Song - Headstone Phrase
  16. A Light is Gone - Headstone Poem
  17. A Memory Lingers - Remembrance Quote
  18. A Mother's Love - Tombstone Epitaph
  19. Every Life Is A Plan of God - Headstone Saying
  20. A Self-reliant Man - Epitaph Quote
  21. Shad Not Tear For A Sparkling Gem - Remembrance Quote
  22. A Star In Paradise - Remembrance Quote
  23. A Virtuous Life - Headstone Epitaph
  24. Acts In Life Are A Destiny - Gravestone Epitaph
  25. Adventure of Death - Headstone Sayings
  26. Affectionate Husband & Friend - Phrases for Tombstones
  27. Affectionate Wife & Friend - Memorial Quotes
  28. An Adventure Began - Memorial Epitaphs
  29. An Angel's Flower - Tombstone Quotes
  30. An Honest Man - Epitaph Poem
  31. An Inspiration - Headstone Epitaph
  32. Asleep in Jesus - Christian Epitaphs
  33. At Rest - Traditional Headstone Epitaph
  34. Atheist Joe - Funny Epitaph
  35. Baby in Heaven - Epitaphs For Child
  36. Beauty and Service - Epitaphs For Veteran
  37. Beloved By All - Epitaphs For Parents
  38. Farewell - Words For Tombstone
  39. Beloved Man - Headstone Epitaph
  40. Beloved Woman - Headstone Epitaphs
  41. Beyond This Vale of Tears - Poem For Gravwstone
  42. Blessed Sleep - Remembrance Quotes
  43. Boats Against The Current - Famous Quotes
  44. Burning Candle - Epitaph Poems
  45. Calm Rest Fair Spirit - Grave Marker Epitaphs
  46. Checkmate - Epitaph For Chess Player
  47. Children, The Lord's Heritage - Epitaphs For Headstones
  48. Deeds not Years - Headstone Epitaphs
  49. Devoted Man - Tombstone Epitaph
  50. Devoted Woman - Gravestone Sayings
  51. Distant Shore - Headstone Poetry
  52. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep - Headstone Epitaphs Poems
  53. Dreams Of A Child In Wait - Headstone Epitaphs
  54. Duty and Rest - Gravestone Phrases
  55. Eternal Rest and Perpetual Light - Remembrance Quotes
  56. Evening Twilight - Headstone Tombstone Poetry
  57. Faith, The Bridge Across Death - Headstone Epitaphs
  58. Faithful and Understanding - Tombstone Sayings
  59. Family of Memories - Headstone Phrases
  60. Far Away Aspirations - Words For A Headstone
  61. Father, Guide And Counselor - Remembrance Words
  62. Fearless Youth, Radiant Joy - Remembrance Phrases
  63. Gone Fishing - Epitaph For Fisherman
  64. Flights of Angels - Epitaphs For Gravestones
  65. Flowers Of All Hue - Beautiful Epitaph For Headstone
  66. Fond Memories and Remembrance - Phrases For Gravestone Epitaph
  67. Free Spirit - Memorial Epitaph For Cemetery Graves
  68. Friend to Many - Grave Marker Phrases
  69. Generous Heart, Constant Faith - Headstone Sayings
  70. Glory of God - Tombstone Sayings
  71. God And Man - Headstone Epitaphs
  72. God Keeping Watch - Prayer Poetry Epitaphs
  73. God Remains - Epitaphs For Christians
  74. God's Care - Phrases For Headstones
  75. God's Garden - Gardening Epitaphs
  76. Gone But Not Forgotten - Traditional Tombstone Epitaphs
  77. Gone From Our Circle - Gravestone Quote Poem
  78. Good Night, Good Night - Tombstone Poetry For Epitaphs
  79. Happiness in Another - Gravestone Sayings
  80. He Sleeps in Memory - Gravestone Phrases
  81. He Was Faithful To Death - Gravestone Quotes
  82. Heaven Healing Sorrow - Words To Put On A Gravestone
  83. Heaven's Melodious Strains - Tombstone Epitaphs
  84. Hebrews 11:1 - Scripture Epitaphs
  85. Her Beautiful Life - Headstone Epitaph Quotes
  86. Her School of Life - Epitaphs For A Teacher
  87. His Beautiful Life - Headstone Epitaph
  88. His School of Life - Epitaphs For Tombstones
  89. Home With Jesus
  90. Hope Above The Skies - Tombstone Sayings
  91. Hope In Christ - Tombstone Quotes For Christians
  92. Hope Sees A Star - Gravestone Epitaphs
  93. Humble Love - Tombstone Phrases
  94. I Shall Remember Thee - Sayings For Headstones
  95. I Was Somebody - Funny Epitaphs
  96. I'd Mourn The Hopes - Tombstone Poetry
  97. I'm Free - Headstone Poems
  98. In Evening and Morning We Remember - Gravestone Quotes
  99. In Flanders Fields - Remembrance Poetry Quotes
  100. In Loving Memory - Traditional Tombstone Epitaphs
  101. In Our Hearts - Traditional Headstone Epitaphs
  102. In Remembrance - Grave Marker Phrases
  103. Infinite Morning - Poems For Headstone Inscriptions
  104. Inspiration and Companion - Gravestone Phrases
  105. Job 1:21 - Christian Headstone Epitaphs
  106. John 10:28-29 - Biblical Grave Market Epitaphs
  107. John 14:27 - Headstone Epitaphs From Scripture
  108. John 14:3 - Epitaphs From Scripture For Tombstones
  109. John 15:13 - Epitaphs From The Bible
  110. John 20:29 - Epitaphs From The Bible
  111. John 3:16 - For God So Loved The World Epitaph
  112. John 4:16 - Scripture Inspired Epitaphs
  113. Joy Forever! - Celebratory Headstone Epitaphs
  114. Just Resting - Funny Epitaphs
  115. Referral Exclusion List - Gravestone Quotes
  116. Life's A Jest - Funny Tombstone Epitaphs
  117. Little Flower of Love - Tombstone Poems
  118. Little Soul - Baby Epitaphs
  119. Love Lives - Epitaph for Parents
  120. Love, Though and Deeds - Epitaphs For Loved Ones
  121. Loving and Loved - Headstone Epitaphs
  122. Loving Father and Friend - Headstone Quotes
  123. Loving Memories - Remembrance Quotes
  124. Loving Mother and Friend - Headstone Epitaphs
  125. Luke 22:42 - Scriptural Bible Epitaphs
  126. Majestic Memory - Remembrance Quote Epitaphs
  127. Mansion of Glory - Remembrance Poem Epitaphs
  128. Matt 5:8 - Biblical Epitaphs
  129. Matthew 10:32 - Bible Epitaphs
  130. Matthew 11:28 - Tombstone Quotes
  131. Matthew 19:14 - Memorial Epitaph Quotes
  132. Matthew 5:4 - Remembrance Memorial Epitaphs
  133. Until We Meet Again - Epitaph For Parents
  134. Meeting in Infinity - Memorial Quotes
  135. Memory Eternal - Remembrance Sayings For Gravestones
  136. Memory Ever With Us - Remembrance Quotes
  137. Memory of Time - Remembrance Phrases
  138. Memory Past, Future Hope - Memorial Quotes
  139. Memory Unchanged - Epitaphs For Family Member
  140. Mother, Guide and Counselor - Epitaphs For Tombstones
  141. Name Liveth Evermore - Headstone Quotes
  142. Never Ending Love - Epitaphs For Gravestones
  143. No Fear of Death - Epitaphs Memorial Quotes
  144. No Further Pain - Sympathy Quotes
  145. No Sorrow - A Remembrance Toast
  146. Not Divided - Epitaph For Parents
  147. Office Upstairs - Epitaph For A Doctor
  148. On Eagle's Wings - Grave Poetry For Headstones
  149. Once I Wasn't - Tombstone Quotes And Epitaphs
  150. Ours A While, Jesus' Forever - Christian Epitaph
  151. Ours Is Love Forever - Remembrance Quotes
  152. Paradise of Love - Heartfelt Epitaph
  153. Path To Heaven - Headstone Epitaphs
  154. Pete Moss - Gardening Epitaph
  155. Philippians 1:21 - Tombstone Phrases
  156. Philippians 4:7 - Headstone Sripture
  157. Poem of Virtues - Tombstone Poetry
  158. Precious Memories - Remembrance Quotes
  159. Pride and Dignity - Headstone Poetry
  160. Psalm 116:15 - Bible Verses
  161. Psalm 23:4 - Headstone Epitaphs
  162. Psalm 23:6 - Epitaphs For Tombstones
  163. Psalm 55:22 - Gravestone Epitaph
  164. Psalm 91 - Epitaphs From The Bible
  165. Quiets Of The Past - Poetry For Gravestones
  166. Remember Me - Poetry For Epitaphs
  167. Resign To The Lord - Christian Tombstone Phrases
  168. Rest and Memory - Remembrance Poems
  169. Rest and Tranquility - Gravestone Poetry
  170. Rest In Peace - Traditional Headstone Epitaphs
  171. Revelation 14:13 - Epitaphs For Christians
  172. Revelation 21:4 - Inspirational Bible Quote Epitaph
  173. Revelation 2:10 - Bible Verse Tombstone Quotes
  174. Right on Time - Tombstone Quotes
  175. Righteous Woman - Epitaphs For Mom
  176. Rise To Mansions Of Glory - Tombstone Quotes
  177. Rock And A Hard Place - Funny Tombstone Quotes
  178. Romans 14:8 - Memorial Sayings
  179. Romans 14:9 - Verse for Tombstones
  180. Romans 8:18 - Bible Verse Epitaph
  181. Romans 8:28 - Bible Verse Sympathy Cards
  182. Romans 8:38-39 - Inspirational Bible Quotes
  183. Run Free With The Angels - Tombstone Quotes
  184. Safely Home - Headstone Phrases
  185. Say not in Grief - Headstone Epitaphs
  186. She Sleeps in Memory - Remembrance Quotes For Mother
  187. She Was Faithful To Death - Daughter Sister Epitaph
  188. I Told You I Was Sick - Famous Humorous Epitaphs
  189. Simple Man - Funny Epitaphs
  190. Sleep Sweet Baby - Epitaphs For Young Child
  191. Sleeping Servant - Tombstone Poetry
  192. Sorrows Like Angels - Spiritual Gravestone Epitaphs
  193. Strength Through Suffering - Headstone Sayings
  194. Superior Wife and Mother - Epitaph Ideas For Headstones
  195. Sweet Memories - Sympathy Card Ideas
  196. Tears Flow - Tombstone Poetry
  197. Telescope Into Heaven - Examples Of Poetry For Headstones
  198. Tender and Generous - Beautiful Headstone Inscriptions
  199. Tender and Kind Father - Epitaphs For Dad
  200. Tender and Kind Mother - Epitaph For Mother
  201. That's All Folks - Funny Tombstone Quotes
  202. The Golden Key - Gravestone Poetry
  203. The Good Die Young - Headstone Epitaph
  204. The Hearts Sacred Place - Headstone Poems
  205. The Reward of Toil - Headstone Inscriptions
  206. To Bloom In Heaven - Epitaphs For Children
  207. To Live in Hearts - Beautiful Quotes For Graves
  208. Together Forever - Classic Epitaphs For Headstones
  209. Too Loved - Sympathy Card Ideas
  210. Treasured Memories - Remembrance Epitaph
  211. Treasury of Joy - Comforting Headstone Epitaphs
  212. Understanding and Generous Man - Epitaphs For Father
  213. Understanding and Generous Woman - Epitaphs For Mom
  214. Unselfish Love - Remebrance Quotes
  215. Virtue, Kindness and Modesty - Epitaphs For Mother
  216. Voices In The Memory - Epitaphs For A Musician
  217. Wake Into The Light of Day - Remembrance Phrases
  218. Watchful Mother Nature - Headstone Epitaph Poems
  219. Weep Not For Me - Epitaphs For A Child
  220. Wife, Mother, Friend and Christian - Epitaphs For Wonderful Woman
  221. With Love We Remember - Remembrance Quotes
  222. Wonderful Your Love - Epitaphs For Parents
  223. Worthy Of Remembrance - Phrase For Tombstone Inscription
  224. Years and Understanding - Celebration of Life Epitaph
  225. Yet To Come - Famous Tombstone Quotations
  226. Youth, Dear and Kind - Epitaphs For Young Children