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The Best Country Songs for Funerals 

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Updated November 5, 2019 28.1k votes 11.3k voters 980k views 89 items

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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mrchuckwall1 added Dolly Parton, Brad Paisley
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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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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 song about wishing for just one more day with that person you love.
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A good song to rember a father by.
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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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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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tasha-smith added Luke Bryan
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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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chyanniemarie14 added Alan Jackson
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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 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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amy-jenkins added Jamey Johnson
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Collin Martin Johnston0 added Tim McGraw
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MelissaBarglof-Johnson added Toby Keith
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MarleneAnderson added Ricky Van Shelton