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Most of these funny cemetery tombstone epitaphs came from graveyards in the old West, where it was often left to acquaintances or even strangers to choose the words on a tombstone, and where a sense of humor was a survivor tool. Some came from elsewhere in the U.S., and some from England or elsewhere. many of these funny epitpahs are well-documented, and some can still be found. Boot Hill, in Tombstone Arizona, and also Boot Hill, in Dodge City, Kansas, have several preserved.
Here are some of the funniest epitaphs:
It was a Cough
That carried him Off
It was a Coffin
They Carried him Off In
On an attorneyâ€™s tombstone:
To read the rest, go to: Funny Epitaphs and Tombstones from old cemeteries