The Best Funeral Songs for Dad

The Funeral Songs for Dad


Our fathers play significant roles in our development and maturation. They represent strong models and examples when present and create immeasurable voids when absent. Our fathers shape us in ways often unseen yet profound in impact. So make the right statement by selecting one of the best funeral songs for dad as you plan this important day.


The uniqueness of this bond is a fertile ground for song writers, which provides us with ample choices. Incorporating a song which underscores the character of your father is surely something of which he would be proud. Here are examples to assist your selection process.


The Best Funeral Songs for Dad

Love Without End, Amen – George Strait

My Way – Frank Sinatra

What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong

The Living Years – Mike + the Mechanics

The Walk – Sawyer Brown

Dance With My Father – Luther Vandross

Bright Eyes – Art Garfunkle

Hero – Mariah Carey

You Raise Me Up – Josh Groban

One Sweet Day – Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men

Go Rest High on That Mountain – Vince Gill

Daddy’s Hands – Holly Dunn

He Didn’t Have to be – Brad Paisley

I Love You Dad – Scott Dawson

Song For Dad – Keith Urban

Dad’s Song – Ron Meyers

Daddy’s Home – Daywind Studio Musicians

Drive (for Daddy Gene) – Alan Jackson

Grown Men Don’t Cry – Tim McGraw

My Father’s Eyes – Amy Grant

I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston

Unchained Melody – Righteous Brothers

I’ll Be Missing You – Puff Daddy

You Can’t Lose Me – Faith Hill

Amazing Grace – Susan Boyle

Because You Loved Me – Celine Dion

Your Faith in Me – Jessica Simpson

I Believe – LeAnn Rimes

Temporary Home – Carrie Underwood

Thank You For Being My Dad – Jon Barker

One Wing In The Fire – Trent Tomlinson


Do you have a favorite funeral song? Please help someone else in their time of loss by sharing your selections and experiences in the comments below.

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