The only inevitability of life is that at some point it comes to an end. But for some people, there is still laughter in death.
While funerals and burials are somber occasions where people say goodbye to their loved ones, people who have had a sense of humor in life sometimes decide to give people one last laugh.
A gallery collected by Bored panda shows some of the funniest headstones found in cemeteries across the United States, which stopped people in their tracks as they walked past them.
Funny tombstones tell stories about the lives of humans and pets and ensure that the memories of those who have passed away remain alive with a touch of humor.
From jokes about how belligerent the deceased person was to funny closing quotes given to them, headstones are designed to bring a smile to the faces of people who will miss the deceased person.
People across the United States have been sharing the funniest headstones they’ve spotted in cemeteries across the country. This site, which appears to commemorate two people, is engraved with the word “fail” as their lives come to an end.
Some people left this world with wry expressions of comic dismay at the end of their lives, while others opted for amusing expressions that summed up how they made the most of their time on Earth.
In some cases, pet owners have found laughter in the deaths of their beloved pets, ensuring that they will always be remembered.
Here, FEMAIL reveals some of the funniest headstones found in cemeteries across the United States…
Some people, who have buried or cremated their beloved pets, sent them to the afterlife with a pinch of humor – like Woodstock the cat, who will be missed terribly, especially when his owner eats bread from meat for dinner.
This woman, who lived to be 83, sent a final message of defiance to her doctors who had told her as a child that she would not live past adolescence.
Lola Holt, who died in 2004, wanted to let her loved ones know she was not upset by her death with a final dismissive message on her tombstone.
Leslie Nielsen, who died in 2010, appears to signal that she made the most of her time on Earth with the words “let it rip” on her tombstone
A mother who died selflessly decided not to let her most precious recipe die with her and to share it with everyone who passed by her plot in the cemetery.
This person, who apparently had a dry sense of humor in life, left a four-word expression of dismay for loved ones after his death.
The sentiment of this memorial plaque was probably innocent enough – however the suggestion that one might encounter Lucifer in the afterlife suggests that they are destined for hell.