Country Music The Best Country Songs for Funerals  

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What are the best country songs for a funeral? This list includes great country songs such as “I Believe,” “If Tomorrow Never Comes,” “Arlington.” and “Daddy's Hands.” Few things are as difficult as letting go and burying a loved one. Whether they were close, a friend, or family, dealing with someone's passing can be a difficult thing to deal with. Often these are topics that the saddest of country songs deal with. The best of these songs on this list.

Songs have the ability to make us feel. We often feel an emotional connection to songs, particularly country songs. The southern and country way of life has a long history of life love and loss, and country songs reflect that culture. The best country songs for a funeral are often the most moving of these songs because they tell a familiar and relatable story.One that uplifts and gives us the will to go on.

These best country songs for a funeral provide kind of emotional connection that musicians hope people seek in their music. They are heartbreaking and often make us cry. They provide the type of emotion that gives us solace.

These are good country funeral songs from top country artists, both modern and classic, such as Rascal Flatts, Gary Allen, Kenny Chesney, and Garth Brooks. Vote up the greatest country songs for funerals or add any you think would be meaningful at a funeral if they aren't already listed.

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It is a ballard for those that have passed

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A song about missing a deceased grandfather.

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Garth Brooks - A song about cherishing the moments we have.

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A song about wishing for just one more day with that person you love.

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Garth Brooks - A song about the joyful memories you once shared with a loved one.

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A song about passing onto heaven.

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A good song to rember a father by.

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A sad song about love, loss, and life. A nice way to say goodbye.

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Alabama - A song about those we've lost watching over us.

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A sad song about loss but one that comforts.

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A song about losing someone to heaven.

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Rascal Flatts - A song about the loved one that saved your life. A nice way to remeber a lost loved one.

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A song about loss done by Rascal Flatts but Wills gives an added texture.

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A song about missing someone dear who has passed.

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A what if song, reflecting on where someone would be if we hadn't lost them.

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A song about the speed of life and the need to live it to the fullest.

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A song about wishing a lost loved one is better off now.

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Jamey Johnson - A look back over a lifetime and living without any regret.

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George Jones

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A song about sudden loss.

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 A song about those special moments with loved ones both friends and family.

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A song about life being subject to god, and just trusting in that.

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A song about the loss of a loved one and plans that were unfortunately never able to be made.

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Trace Adkins - A song in tribute to fallen soldiers

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A song about a youngest child loosing his mother. A song where that laments the ones we've lost and not having enough time.

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A song about finding comfort in that too familiar feeling of loss.

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A song that looks at life's unexpected twists and turns.

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A song about the strength of memory during times of loss.

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A look back on life and all its great moments. A nice way to remeber a loved one.

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A realistic look at life and its tragedies. Sometimes its best to be honest.

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daveama added Johnny Cash (Ft. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)

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Lorrie Morgan - A song about what life will be like with a loved one gone.

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A song about saying what we mean to say to those we love before its too late.

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A tribute to mothers in a time of loss.

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A tribute to a soldier who doesn't make it back from war.

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A song about helping someone through a dificult time.

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Another song about recognizing the impact we have on one another.

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