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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  1. Grandpa, I Miss You

    • By Amanda Dwyer
    • Published: October 2009
    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    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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  3. I'll Miss You

    Poem About Remembering Time With Grandpa

    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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  4. Tears

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

    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 lost my grandpa 3 days ago. He was not only a great grandpa, but he was also like a best friend. Always made me laugh and encouraged me. He truly believed in me. I feel so sad all the time...

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  6. For My Grandpa

    Death Of Grandfather

    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

    Death Of Grandfather, For My Grandpa

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    I lost my grandpa about a month ago to a car accident. I'm 15 and I just feel like I never appreciated him enough when he was here. There are so many things I wished I had gotten to say to...

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  7. 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!!!!

  8. Goodbye Granddad

    • By Sarah Harrison
    • Published: September 2009

    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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    This poem is so close to home. I lost my grandad to cancer, and he was my best friend. It's been almost 2 years and I'm still struggling to grieve. My mom didn't tell me or let me see how...

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  10. An Angel Sent To Heaven

    • By Erika Kent
    • Published: July 2013

    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.

  11. My Grampie

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

    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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  12. When Goodbye Is Not Enough

    • By Michelle Hyland
    • Published: March 2011

    I write this for you, Granddad, as the tears roll down my face,
    A part of me just died tonight, a part I can't replace.
    They called us to your bedside; it was time for you to fly.
    How do you fit a lifetime into a five minute goodbye?

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  13. Goodbye Pop

    • By Nathan Judge
    • Published: January 2011

    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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