In the funeral industry, we have seen a recent trend for people to shy away from the traditional and do something personal and more unique. With this in mind, we have looked at the most obscure and well-known grave stones on record. To give you an idea of the extraordinary and peculiar side of the funerals and what can be requested.
These types of grave epitaphs were customary in late 1800s in of America. There was little to no cremation, instead quick burials with a gravestone dedicated to the deceased.
Once I Wasn't, Then I Was,
Now I Ain't Again
Here lies the body
of Jonathan Blake
Stepped on the gas
Instead of the brake.
Even though this may seem a little unorthodox; we frequently receive applications with the intention to have something enjoyable and distinctive. With the intention to be more light-hearted instead of the dreary traditional requests.
A line of text that represents them is a very difficult thing to consider.A lot of people want something that can be humorous with a tiny pierce of their personality etched in stone.
"The best is yet to come."
I told you I was ill
This is one of the most famous grave quotes done by an English comedian Spike Milligan. Adding a bit of humour to a gravestone may seem controversial but it is a way to bring a bit of positivity to a gloomy subject.
With our special requests section on a SafeHands Funeral Plan, you can put any personal requests you desire. Keeping these on record is an excellent way to get exactly what you want for your funeral.