65 phrases dedicated to a deceased father


The fathers They are an important part of a child’s life. They are a daughter’s first love and a son’s role model. They are there to teach their children the way of the world.

The pain of losing a parent is something so great and inexplicable that it is not wished on anyone even though we know that we will all go through that process. Nostalgia invades us when special dates approach, such as Father’s Day, his birthday, his Christmas.

Sometimes you can smell his scent or feel him hug you. It is something that you want more and more, and although you cannot have it physically, you will always have it in the memories and moments you spent together. But something very important to remember is that it will always be in you.

If you have lost a father or simply want to remember him, we share the following phrases of consolation to dedicate and share.

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Phrases to remember your father

  1. “My father was my hero. He was always there for me when he needed him. He listened to me and taught me many things. But mostly it was fun.” – Bindy Irwin
  2. “If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart. I will stay there forever.” – winnie the pooh
  3. “My appreciation for my father’s greatness cannot be measured.” – Jennifer Williamson
  4. “I love my dad. My dad is everything. I hope I can find a man who treats me as well as my dad.” –Lady Gaga
  5. “It is not flesh and blood but the heart that makes us fathers and sons.” – Johann Friedrich VonSchiller
  6. “Dad, your guiding hand on my shoulder will stay with me forever.” -Anonymous
  7. “I am not ashamed to say that no man I have ever known was equal to my father, and that I have never loved any other man so much.” – Hedy Lamarr
  8. “A father’s heart is nature’s masterpiece.” – Antoine François Prevost
  9. “Maybe they are not stars in the sky, but openings where our loved ones shine to let us know they are happy.” – eskimo proverb
  10. “I know that I will never find my father in any other man that comes into my life because he is a void in my life that can only be filled by him.” – Halle Berry
  11. “Don’t say with sorrow: ‘It’s gone’, but live grateful that it was.” – Hebrew proverb
  12. “No matter how old we get, we still need our parents, and we wonder how we’re going to get by without them.” – Jennifer Williamson
  13. “He made me who I am. Parents can be so powerful and generous that way.” – Connie Britton
  14. “Although the journeys of our lives have led us to be apart, I am with you, you are with me, always in our hearts.” – Carolyn Ferreira
  15. “Love has no age, no limit; nor death”. – John Galsworthy
  16. “I just hope that when I have my own family, I see a little more of my father in me every day.” – Keith Urban
  17. “I think who we become depends on what our parents teach us at odd times when they’re not trying to teach us. We are formed with small bits of wisdom.” – Umberto Echo
  18. “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone can give to another person. He believed in me.” – Jim Valvano
  19. “There is no expiration date on the love between a father and his son.” – Jennifer Williamson
  20. “You have been there for me, no matter what poor decisions I may have made… you lovingly mended my broken spirit, helped me chart a new course, and freed me to fly on my own once more. There is no greater love than that. You will always be special to me, and no matter where life takes me, I will remember you with love. – Marilyn K Deacon
  21. “A father’s love is forever imprinted on the heart of his son.” – Jennifer Williamson
  22. “This is the price you pay for having a great father. You have the wonder, the joy, the tender moments… and you also have the tears at the end.” – Harlan Coben
  23. “I love my father like the stars: he is a shining example and a happy flicker in my heart.” – Adabella Radici
  24. “He didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and he let me see how he did it.” – Clarence Budington Kelland
  25. “Dad! – to God Himself we cannot give a holier name.” – William Wordsworth
  26. “May each tear and each loving memory be a note of love that rises to meet you.” – Jennifer Williamson
  27. “You will always be in my heart… because you are still alive in there.” – Jamie Cirello
  28. “Everything I do in my life I do to make my mother and father proud. I want to follow in my father’s footsteps and make sure his legacy lives on forever.” – Bindy Irwin
  29. “For her, the name of father was another name for love.” – Fanny Fern
  30. “When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back.” – Linda Poindexter
  31. “Dad is and always will be my living superhero.” – Bindy Irwin
  32. “A father is not an anchor that holds us back, nor a candle that carries us, but a guiding light whose love shows us the way.” – Anonymous
  33. “Deep down, I know this, that love triumphs over death. My father is still loved, and that is why he remains by my side.” – Jennifer Williamson
  34. “The loss of my father will always hurt. But now, everything I do is in honor of him and celebrates his life.” – Adrienne C Moore
  35. “The love between a father and his son has no expiration date.” – Jennifer Williamson

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Emotional phrases for your father who passed away

  1. “When I was a child, all problems ended with a single word from my father. A smile of his was a sun, his frown a ray of light. He was intelligent, generous and honorable without fail. He could banish an intruder, check my math homework, and fix the leaky sink, all before dinner. For a long time, I thought he was invincible. Above the petty problems that plagued normal people. And now he was gone.” – Rachel Vincent
  2. “You have been there for me, no matter what bad decisions I may have made… you lovingly mended my broken spirit, helped me chart a new course, and set me free to fly on my own once more. There is no greater love than that. You will always be special to me, and no matter where life takes me, I will remember you with love. – Marilyn K Deacon
  3. “A truly rich man is one whose children run to his arms when his hands are empty.” – Anonymous
  4. “Dad, wherever you are, you are gone, but you will never be forgotten.” – Conrad Hall
  5. “My father was my best friend and my biggest role model. He was an amazing father, coach, mentor, soldier, husband, and friend.” – Tiger Woods
  6. “I think about my dad and I taking a road trip from Phoenix to Nashville when I was 19 years old. He’s not here with me anymore, but I’m still driving that same 1994 Chevy truck. I’ve never bought a new car.” – Dierks Bentley
  7. “The loss of my father was the most traumatic event of my life: I can’t forget the pain.” – Frank Lowy
  8. “My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. My mother would go out and she would tell us: “You are destroying the grass”. “We’re not growing grass,” Dad would reply. “We are raising children” – Harmon Killebrew
  9. “No matter where I am, your spirit will be by my side. Because I know that no matter what happens, you will always be with me.” – Tram-Tiara T. Von Reichenbach
  10. “May each tear and each endearing memory be a note of love that rises to meet you.” – Jennifer Williamson
  11. “Sometimes the poorest man leaves his sons the richest inheritance.” – Ruth E. Renkel
  12. “You will always be in my heart… because you are still alive in there.” – Jamie Cirello
  13. “When I was little I used to brag about my firefighter father: my father would go to heaven because if he went to hell he would put out all the fires.” – Jodi Picoult
  14. “Every day without you has been hard, but on this day especially I can’t help but think how much I wish you were here with me.” –Anonymous
  15. “You were the light that guided my life, and today I especially remind myself how lucky I was to have you for as long as I did. I love you to the moon and back.” – Anonymous
  16. “How lucky am I to have had such a special father to miss you so much? As much as I hate not having you around, I’m glad to know you’re at peace.” – Anonymous
  17. “You may not be with me anymore, but my love for you will never die. I miss you, dad.” – Anonymous
  18. “It is much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.” – John Steinbeck
  19. “I should know enough about loss to realize that you never really stop missing someone; you only learn to live around the huge hole of his absence.” – alyson noel
  20. “I love you every day. And now I’ll miss you every day.” – mitch albom
  21. “Pain is like the ocean; it comes in waves that ebb and flow. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.” – Vicky Harrison
  22. “It doesn’t matter who my father was; matter who I remember him to be.” – Anne Sexton
  23. “When a great man dies, for years the light he leaves behind him, lies in the ways of men.” –Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  24. “Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly traversing by day and falling by night. I miss you so much”. – Edna St Vincent Millay
  25. “The pain passes, but the beauty remains.” – Pierre Auguste Renoir
  26. “Death is a challenge. He tells us not to waste time… He tells us to tell ourselves right now that we love each other.” -Leo Buscaglia
  27. “The risk of love is loss, and the price of loss is pain – But the pain of pain is only a shadow when compared to the pain of never risking love.” – Hilary Stanton Zunin
  28. “No one ever told me that grief was so much like fear.” – CS Lewis
  29. “Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this very need to love serves to counteract their sorrow and heals them.” – Leo Tolstoy
  30. “If I can see pain in your eyes, then share your tears with me. If I can see joy in your eyes, then share your smile with me.” –Santosh Kalwar

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We hope that these phrases have reminded you of the love for your father and that you remember that he will always live in you.

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