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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I lost my boyfriend when I was 13. He was 18. I came here today because I was looking for him. I know too well that he's never coming back. Still I grope in the dark hoping I'll...

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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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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.

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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 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.

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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I lost my grandad just short of a year ago on the 4th of March 2016 and it was the hardest day of my life. He was the biggest inspiration in my life, and I will never forget all that he did...

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  • 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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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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  • 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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Remembering Grandpa
  • By Jessica
  • Published: January 2008
R.I.P.

He was my life
He was my soul
He was my grandfather who had to go
He was ill with no cure

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My cousin passed away when I was 10. He was like my brother. Him and I were best friends. He got paralyzed when we were about seven years old. We still did our regular things and hung out...

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