Grandfather Death Poems

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.

18 Poems about the Loss of a Grandfather and Missing Him

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  1. 1. Grandpa, I Miss You


    • By Amanda Dwyer
    • Published by Family Friend Poems October 2009 with permission of the Author.

    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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    • Votes 3317
    • Rating 4.60
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    Grandpa died July 14, 2016 at 4:03pm at the hospital. That was the worst day, and I was shocked when they told me there was nothing they could do. I fainted at that moment. After crying and...

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  3. 2. I Miss You


    • By Laura. B
    • Published by Family Friend Poems November 2007 with permission of the Author.

    Every day I wonder why
    You were taken high up to the sky,
    And I didn't get a chance to say goodbye,
    I'm sorry.

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    • Stories 22
    • Shares 5442
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 4230
    • Rating 4.61
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    Today I miss you a lot, Dadu, and I'm feeling so guilty that I could not see you one last time. You know what Dadu, after the death of Papa I was upset but never feel alone because you were...

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  5. 3. For My Grandpa


    • By Ilona M. Blake
    • Published by Family Friend Poems March 2008 with permission of the Author.

    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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    • Stories 66
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    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 3513
    • Rating 4.51
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    I lost my grandfather today as of 1:15 am on 3/21. I cannot get over the fact that he's gone, I'm only fifteen years old and felt that I should document his life here. He came from Poland...

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  6. 4. Goodbye, Granddad


    • By Sarah Harrison
    • Published by Family Friend Poems September 2009 with permission of the Author.

    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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    • Votes 1966
    • Rating 4.50
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    My grandad became ill very suddenly in the Summer of 2018, as I was taking my GCSES. It was a very hard time because he was in and out of the hospital all the time. When returning home from...

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  7. 5. Together Yet Apart

    • By Kyra Lee
    • Published by Family Friend Poems November 2007 with permission of the Author.

    It's gotten harder and harder
    since the day you went away
    but still people keep telling me
    everything shall be okay

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    • Stories 20
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    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 779
    • Rating 4.52
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    My grandfather died from a heart attack. He always loved me and was a very good man. I miss you and love you. You're always in our hearts.

  8. 6. Goodbye, Grandfather

    • By Veronika J.
    • Published by Family Friend Poems November 2010 with permission of the Author.

    You never know the extent of a word
    Until you use it
    You never know the impact of a word
    Until you abuse it

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    • Stories 2
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    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 82
    • Rating 4.20
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    My grandfather was an amazing man. He died yesterday peacefully in his sleep. I already miss him so much. If only I could hug him one last time, to tell me that it was okay, that I knew he...

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  9. 7. Tears

    • By Lauren
    • Published by Family Friend Poems November 2007 with permission of the Author.

    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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    • Stories 29
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    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 1471
    • Rating 4.51
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    Hi, I'm ten years old and the same thing is happening to me right now. My grandpa passed away three days ago, and I am so torn up about it, his funeral is Friday, but I don't want to go. I am...

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  10. 8. My Last Visit

    • By Alexis Abraham
    • Published by Family Friend Poems August 2008 with permission of the Author.

    It's time
    to say goodbye.
    I'm so upset,
    my mouth has gone dry.

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    • Stories 15
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    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 447
    • Rating 4.46
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    My grandad passed away May 2014. He was my everything. I loved him so much. He was like my best friend. The stories he shared were amazing. He was a lovely father I have ever known. All he...

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  11. 9. I Never Got To Tell You Goodbye

    • By Emilee Reynolds
    • Published by Family Friend Poems February 2010 with permission of the Author.

    I never got to give you a hug
    before an angel took your hand and gave you a tug.

    I never got to give you a kiss

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    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 889
    • Rating 4.41
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    I know how that feels. I didn't get to tell my grandpa goodbye, either. When he was sick in the hospital, I spent every night in the hospital with my mom and aunt while my grandpa was in ICU....

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  12. 10. 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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    • Stories 1
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    • Votes 448
    • Rating 4.48
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    I lost my grandpa about a year ago. I miss him more and more every day. I think of him every hour and every minute. I know he is with me and watching over my sister and me, but I just need 5...

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  13. 11. My Grandpa

    • By Sarah R. Gamache
    • Published by Family Friend Poems April 2006 with permission of the Author.

    My grandpa died today.
    Oh, how I wish he could stay.
    Our selfish hearts just want him here,
    but we know he's always near.

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    • Shares 311
    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 582
    • Rating 4.47
  14. 12. My Grampie

    • By Jessica Higgins
    • Published by Family Friend Poems September 2014 with permission of the Author.

    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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    • Stories 5
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    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 319
    • Rating 4.46
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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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  15. 13. Granddad

    • By Jessica Styles
    • Published by Family Friend Poems April 2008 with permission of the Author.

    The smile on your face is a lasting memory in our hearts,.
    Nothing in this world, not even life or death, can keep us apart.
    You have always been the one we went to for advice,
    Whenever we were just upset, or even just a bit uptight,

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    • Stories 5
    • Shares 738
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 347
    • Rating 4.40
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    This poem is so moving. My grandpa died Thursday. It was hard on all of the family. We always went to him for comfort. This poem is helping me get through my grief.

  16. 14. R.I.P.

    • By Jessica
    • Published by Family Friend Poems January 2008 with permission of the Author.

    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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    • Stories 2
    • Shares 234
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 304
    • Rating 4.40
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    I just lost my grandpa to cancer in August. It was a very short month battle. Found out July 4. Lost him on August 8. He lost his voice and I couldn't hear his voice through the end. But he...

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  17. 15. Forever In Our Hearts

    My eyes are swollen from all the tears
    My cheeks stained with their trails
    My heart is broken open
    And I am surrounded by my fears

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    • Stories 1
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    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 152
    • Rating 4.39
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    My wife died in a few minutes on my shoulder from a multiple brain haemorrhage.

  18. 16. Ode To A Wonderful Nana

    • By Amanda Hannan
    • Published by Family Friend Poems February 2008 with permission of the Author.

    There are moments in life when you miss someone
    So much, you just want to pluck them from
    Your dreams and hug them for real.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 482
    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 154
    • Rating 4.34
  19. 17. Grandpa

    • By Shan Leamon
    • Published by Family Friend Poems November 2006 with permission of the Author.

    Goodbye, my friend.
    I shall see you again
    In heaven where the stars stay.
    I will be there one day.

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 78
    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 201
    • Rating 4.29
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    My grandfather passed away this evening.
    I was close to him... I particularly loved this poem because he taught me so many things and he never treated me like a girl. He took me for hikes...

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  20. 18. Grandpa

    • By Katie Thompson
    • Published by Family Friend Poems February 2008 with permission of the Author.

    The other day I lost you.
    How will I ever make it through?

    I had to watch you be in all that pain.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 42
    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 61
    • Rating 4.25

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