Losing a parent is never easy, but there are ways to honor them even after they have passed. Start with picking out one of our special “happy birthday” quotes.
They all no doubt have some version of what you wish you could say to him or some kind of suggestion for something else you can do to honor his memory, like making his favorite cake or listening to his favorite song.
Spend the day alone or with the rest of the family on your dad’s birthday, choosing one or more of these comforting quotes to help you through the day.
The perfect quote will combine your love, some memories, and maybe even some humor. You’ll find many of the quotes below that will help you say exactly what you want.
Birthday Quotes for Dad in Heaven
1. We might not be able to celebrate birthdays together anymore, but you will always be there in my heart with every joyful step. Happy birthday, dad. I know you will always be by my side.
2. Happy birthday, dad! I wish you were here. Keeping you alive, always.
3. I wish you all the best wishes on this joyous occasion, dad. I know you would have liked chocolate cake, so I made one just the same. May you be happy, wherever you are.
4. I miss your dad jokes, happy birthday, pops!
5. Things you have taught me will never be lost! Happy birthday, dad. Missing you even more today.
6. The love I have for you only grows regardless of whether you are here or not. Happy birthday, daddy!
7. Happiest birthday, dad. I hope you are in a better place where you are having the grandest birthday party in heaven! Mom and I miss you around here.
8. I miss your terrible cooking! But I made eggs today and they didn’t burn, so I guess I didn’t get those genes from you. Happy birthday, dad. We miss you.
9. Happy birthday, papa! You’ve been a guiding force for me in all the decisions of my life.
10. Even in death, you have never felt closer to my heart. Wishing you a very happy birthday, father.
11. You left behind only fond memories. While I wish we had more time to cherish, the ones we already have left my heart full. Happy birthday, dad!
12. Sometimes, when I am just about to give up and do nothing, I think of you and how you wouldn’t want me to waste away my time. Happy birthday dad, and thank you for being my strength.
13. I am what I am because you gave me only the best in life. Thank you, and happy birthday dad.
14. Losing you was the hardest trial of my life, but even in death, you have always been my rock. Happy birthday, dad.
15. Today might be your birthday, but for me, every day is special because of you. Happy birthday, dad.
16. You might not be here with me, but I hope the angels remembered to throw you the party you always envisioned. Happy birthday, Dad, I love you.
17. While you were snatched away from me at a much younger age, I will always remember you as my knight in shining armor. Happy birthday, hope you’re slaying all the demons in the afterlife.
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18. Happy birthday, dad. If you were here, I would hug you and never let you go.
19. This is the best day of my life because it’s the day you were born. Even in death, it remains the best day, and I hope you celebrate the life you had with no regrets.
20. Happy birthday, dad. You will forever be cherished and remembered for the gentle soul you were. Hope you are happy wherever you are and mum and I miss you more and more each day.