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Funny Headstone Quotations

Many people try to think of something powerful or biblical to be placed on their tombstone. These gents and ladies decided instead to have something humorous (or their relatives did). Even though they may not be able to fully enjoy what it says, that doesn't mean we don't have to.

Read on for some funny headstone quotes.


Here lies my wife: here let her lie!
Now she's at rest, and so am I.
John Dryden (1631-1700)

I was well, I wished to be better; here I am.
Anonymous
Sir John Strange.
Here lies an honest man.
And that is Strange.

A lawyer's tombstone in England
I told you I was sick!
In a Georgia cemetery
Colorado
Bill Blake
Was hanged by mistake.

On the grave of a woman who died in 1984. Colorado Springs, Colorado. Her son, owner of Zeezo's Magic Castle in Colorado Springs, stated that his mother had been married to a Texan who is buried in Texas.
I would
rather be here
than in Texas.

Here lies old Rastus Sominy
Died a-eating hominy
In 1859 anno domini
Savannah, Georgia

He got a fish-bone in his throat
and then he sang an angel note.
Schenectady, New York

Beneath this stone, a lump of clay,
Lies stingy Jimmy Wyatt.
Who died one morning just at ten
And saved a dinner by it.

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