Question of the Week: If you wrote your own epitaph, what would it say? [closed]

+28 votes

imageWhat would you put as the inscription on your own tombstone?

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in The Tree House by Eowyn Walker G2G Astronaut (2.6m points)
closed by Eowyn Walker

34 Answers

+20 votes
See you later
by Ros Haywood G2G Astronaut (2.0m points)
+19 votes
Join Me In Paradise
by Tommy Buch G2G Astronaut (2.0m points)
+22 votes
My husband wrote his own and it says

"And he lived happily ever after to the end of his days."
by Kathie Forbes G2G6 Pilot (899k points)
+21 votes
Devoted Mother.

I will be in Fort Gibson National Cemetery, and this is what is on my mother’s headstone in the same cemetery.
by Alexis Nelson G2G6 Pilot (871k points)
+20 votes
Mine - "Finally got the answers to my brickwalls."

It's hard to beat W.C. Fields' proposed epitath, "I'd rather be in Philadephia."
by Roger Stong G2G Astronaut (1.4m points)
+25 votes
It hasn't changed in the past few years,

"I was a descendant. Now I am an ancestor."
by Carol Baldwin G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)
+19 votes
Mine will probably be: "She tried her best!"
by Living Boudreau G2G6 Mach 6 (65.6k points)
+19 votes
Don't let a little thing like my dying stop the party!
by John Vaskie G2G6 Pilot (229k points)
+18 votes

My body lies but still I roam wink

by Shelly Burmeister G2G2 (2.8k points)
+23 votes
Fell down and rabbit hole and has gone to check it out with her ancestors.
by Fiona McMichael G2G6 Pilot (213k points)
+17 votes
Now on the other side meeting up with ALL of my ancestors, hope heaven can cope
by Cathi Andrell G2G6 (7.1k points)
+17 votes
"She Lived. She Loved. She's at Peace."
by June Butka G2G6 Mach 3 (30.9k points)
+17 votes
“The birds have vanished into the sky and now the last cloud drains away. We sit together the mountain and me, until only the mountain remains.” ― Li Po
by Eric Weddington G2G6 Pilot (527k points)
+15 votes
"Still figuring things out"
by Matthew Sullivan G2G6 Pilot (165k points)
+14 votes
She lived, loved and lost, but still laughed.
by Cheryl Hess G2G Astronaut (1.8m points)
+13 votes
"Ms MacGyver"'s the one thing I couldn't fix.

Remember all those times I said...I'll sleep when I'm dead...

You aren't being haunted...I'm just visiting once in awhile
by Arora Anonymous G2G6 Pilot (168k points)
+17 votes
I'm going to answer this some what indirectly with the epitaph I wrote for my father who died in late 2017:

I know you're across the Universe

ever so devine,

but remember me in your dreams

and I'll remember you in mine.
by Leigh Anne Dear G2G6 Pilot (146k points)
+12 votes
I have been looking forward to this for xx (age at death) years.
by Luther Brown G2G6 Pilot (571k points)
+15 votes
I like this Edvard Much quote: "From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them, and that is eternity."
by Camille Richou G2G6 (7.1k points)
+14 votes

I died and I can't reach my coffee! But getting to hang with my favorite brick walls is a nice tradeoff. wink

by Nicki Zigler G2G6 Mach 1 (10.1k points)

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