Subject: Epitaphs


Humorous, wry or ironic inscriptions from tombs or graves (or a brief statement commemorating or epitomizing) the memory of a deceased person.

That's all, folks!

(1908 – 1989) voice actor & comedian (voice of cartoon character Porky Pig)

Dear Sister, Here lies the body of Mary Ford. We hope her soul is with the Lord But if for hell she's changed this life, better live there than as J. Ford's wife.

I plant these shrubs upon your grave dear wife. That something on this spot may boast of life. Shrubs must wither and all earth must rot. Shrubs may revive, but you thank heaven will not.

She lived genteely on a small income.

On the 22nd of June. Jonathan Fiddle Went out of tune.

Here lies Scott Jacobson – Who came upon an evil lich, he didn't even think to run, and ended up in this ditch

For a good time, dig.

Faults I May Have – Being Wrong is Not One of Them

I've finally gotten to the bottom of things.

(1900 – 1978) American actress & novelist

He died in bed.

Here lies John Taggart, of honest fame, of stature low, and a leg lame; content he was with portion small, kept a shop in Wigtown, and that's all.

Brigham Young – born on this spot 1801 – a man of much courage and superb equipment.

I will NOT be right back after this message.

Rich born, rich bred, yet Fate adverse, his wealth and fortune did reverse. He lived and died immensely poor, July the tenth aged ninety-four.

Here lies Gilles. He used no net, Knew no fear. He made a misstep And wound up here

Sacred to the memory of Major James Brush, Royal Artillery, who was killed by the accidental discharge of a pistol by his orderly…

Here lies one who for medicine would not give, a little gold, and so his life he lost: I fancy now he'd wish again to live, could he but guess how much his funeral cost.

Weep not for me mother & brothers dear, It is God's wish that I am here. At my sweet age I swallowed a bone That sent me to a happy home.

A victim of fast women and slow horses.


Here lies Ann Mann, who lived an old maid, but died an old Mann…

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