Humor that Lasts Forever

2 November 2019 • Online Memorials

Clever Gravestone Epitaphs Show That Humor Lasts Forever

Although death is a tragedy, it shouldn’t always be seen as something somber, especially as time goes on. One of the universal qualities of being human is humor. It’s a trait that shows us our liveliness, and that is something that extends even after death. Here are some witty and humorous gravestone epitaphs that we’ve found online. 

Finding Humour In the Midst of Sickness

Sickness, just like death, is a part of life. Although it’s a sad fact, some people come to accept it with humor and grace. 

Parents Unconditional Love for Daughters

A touching epitaph dedicated to one’s children is something that can be cherished by loved ones and the public alike, especially when it’s done in a humorous way. 


Celebrating A Memorial Can Be Fun In The Miidst of Loneliness

Incorporating the gravestone itself in the epitaph is a clever way of showing one’s humor. 

An Act of Humor To Compensate With The Sadness

The wittiest types of humor are the ones that come from a unique perspective, which in this case is literal. 

Eternal Rest

Humor illuminates even the darkness of death. This epitaph gives provides us a clever perspective on the term “eternal rest”. 

Zen Approach In Memorials

The best way to accept a loved one’s passing, or your own mortality, is by taking a Zen-like approach. 

Humor As A Coping Mechanism

Humor is a coping mechanism for the living and can be a memorable final statement after death. Epitaphs like this one remind us that we just have to go with the flow of what life gives us. 

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