Grandfather Death Poems

Loss of Grandpa Poems

It has been said that the best dads get promoted to grandpas. Grandfathers are good listeners, good storytellers, and most importantly, good friends. They are always there to laugh and play with their grandkids and even console them when necessary. Grandfathers are also often the source of sage advice, a benefit of their many years of experience. One thing is for sure, the love of a grandfather is a unique treasure that is never forgotten by their grandchildren. The times spent with a grandfather turn into precious memories that are conserved in the heart, even long after they have passed.

Poems about the Loss of a Grandfather and Missing Him

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Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year
  • By Amanda Dwyer
  • Published: October 2009
Grandpa, I Miss You

I know it hurt you;
It hurt me too,
But now that you're gone
All I know is I miss you.

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This poem pretty much sums up my entire life. My grandfather was in hospital for a year in and out. December 20 at midnight my father rushed my grandfather to hospital as he was having severe...

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Poem About Remembering Time With Grandpa
I'll Miss You

It is not long ago
That you left my life
You flew away to heaven
To be with your children and wife

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  • By Erika Kent
  • Published: July 2013
An Angel Sent To Heaven

Sometimes I feel all alone
Because God sent him home.
We used to be so close,
But I miss him the most.

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This poem is beautiful! I just lost my grandpa on January 1, 2016 to stage 4 lung cancer. The last thing I heard his say to me was I love you. I still say goodnight every day though.

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Poem About The Death Of A Grandfather
  • By Lauren
  • Published: November 2007
Tears

Tears streamed down my face when I saw you that way.
I love you grandpa, I will love you every day.
As my tears raced down my face;
I knew you'd soon be in a happier place.

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I'm sorry to hear that. Mine just passed away too, and today is his funeral. It's kinda hard to look at him. The way he looks makes me wanna cry even more.

Death Of Grandfather
For My Grandpa

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I know we are all feeling a little bit sad,
That we've lost our Grandpa, our friend and our dad
Together we have cried an ocean of tears
As we feel so empty and hold many fears

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My granddad passed away yesterday, and for 25 years I have known him as a strong, wise, and funny person. He loved many things in his life, like starting businesses, keeping in touch with the...

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Grandpa
  • By Ricky Ringheim
  • Published: March 2009
When Life Is Complete

I held your hand as you looked me in the eyes and said, "Son, please never forget me."
Grandpa, it was you who set me free.

You taught me how to tame a bird from the wild,

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This poem has touched me in many ways my grandad is in hospital at the moment and he has been for the past few weeks in and out he is 87 and he has had a great life. He tells me stories about...

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He Was Just A Small Town Maritime Man

I'll never forget that summer day
I called him and said, "What did the doctors say?"
My Papa paused for a moment and whispered,
"Well, honey, it's cancer."

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This poem reminded me of my grandfather that passed away in 2007 from cancer!!!! And he did teach me how to fish and everything that's on here!!!!

  • By Sarah Harrison
  • Published: September 2009
Goodbye Granddad

So heaven has received another angel
The night sky another star
Your life has become a loving memory
I know you will never be far.

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"My Hero Grandfather"

Oh, my Grandpa,
Where are you now?
Come back to me.
Look, you are in my heart.
Look, my Grandpa,
There is nothing but...

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Sweet Poem Remembering Grandpa
  • By Jessica Higgins
  • Published: September 2014
My Grampie

My love for my Grampie will always be alive
Although he is gone, his legacy will survive

In the things he taught me and love he would show

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My grandpa passed away tonight and it tore me apart. Out of all my family, my grandpa was the closest one to me. He taught me everything I know today. Eighteen years was sure not enough time...

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  • By Nathan Judge
  • Published: January 2011
Goodbye Pop

Pop was a man who would share and joke,
But for him everyone was a bleedin' bloke.
His family made him so happy and proud,
Everyone he met he would tell them aloud.

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