Here is a list of 125 happy birthday messages and quotes for dads who are in heaven to help remember and celebrate their life here on earth.
#1 Dad, I am truly blessed to have had you as a father. The lessons you taught me will be with me forever. Even though you’re no longer here, I carry your guidance and love with me every day. Happy birthday in heaven. I miss you so much.
#2 Happy birthday in heaven to the world’s greatest dad. You taught me how to read, ride a bike, and tie my shoes. Though you are not here in body, you are with me in spirit. I will always remember the love and dedication you had for me, and cherish the time we had. I will see you on the other side.
#3 Happy birthday in heaven, Dad. There’s no greater experience than to be with the Lord, yet still, I feel compelled to send you my love. I know that you lack nothing, but I still have the need to give you my love. My human heart aches to be close to you, and so today, on your birthday, I am celebrating your life.
#4 Dad, on days like your birthday, I miss you even more than normal. Instead of being sad, I try to focus on the priceless time we had together, and the incredible memories we made. You gave so much of yourself to me, and that will never go away. I hope you can hear me and feel my love. I look forward to being with you again one day.
#5 Happy birthday in heaven to a caring and devoted father. I close my eyes and pretend I am giving you one last hug. I try to feel your strong arms around me and hear your voice telling me you love me. Your birthday will always be the day we are together, in my mind.
#6 Dad, even though years have passed since we were together, my love for you is as strong as ever. It is as though time does not exist between us anymore. It has no power to destroy what we have. I love you in the place where time is no more. Happy birthday in heaven.
#7 Wishing a very happy birthday in heaven to the world’s greatest dad. Every day, I try to see the world as you taught me, seeing God in myself and in those around me. This simple thing has given me so much joy, and is your lasting gift to me. On your birthday, I wish I could give you a gift, but it makes me happy to know you are now beyond the need or want for anything this earth can offer. Congratulations, dad, you have won the eternal prize.
#8 You always did have the best birthday parties, and now you are having your birthday at the best venue in the universe. A party in heaven – there is no better place than that. Here’s to you, Dad, the man who was always the life of the party. I can’t wait to see you again.
#9 We had simple birthday celebrations when you were here, but it always meant so much to me to see your face as we sang to you. It makes me happy to know that now, in heaven, you must be having the best birthday you have ever had. Happy birthday in heaven, Dad.
#10 Dad, you were the best earthly father anyone could wish for. I hope you are having a celebration worthy of a king because you lived your life with majestic greatness, and were rich in the ways that truly mattered. Happy birthday in heaven, my extraordinary dad!
#11 Dad, my memories with you are filled with enough happiness and joy and laughter to last me for the rest of my days. Happy birthday in heaven.
#12 A great dad is still with you even when he’s no longer here on earth. Happy birthday in heaven to a dad who taught me so much and set an example for how to live one’s life with integrity and kindness to everyone.
#13 Dad, you gave me so much during our time together, and even though you’re not here anymore, I’m so thankful to you for making me who I am today. Happy birthday in heaven.
#14 Wishing the warmest happy birthday in heaven to my handsome, kind, caring dad. Thank you for all you’ve done for me.
#15 Every day, I carry the lessons that you gave me in my heart, and I strive to be the person who would make you proud. Happy birthday in heaven, Dad.
#16 Thank you for giving me enough love, wisdom, warmth, and memories to last a lifetime. I miss you every day, but I know that you’re still with me. Happy birthday in heaven, Dad.
#17 Happy birthday in heaven, Dad. I’m so blessed to have been given such wonderful memories of an amazing man.
#18 Happy birthday in heaven, Dad. You made me who I am today, and I hope I’ve made you proud.
#19 Dad, there will always be warmth in my heart and a smile on my face when I think of our time together. Happy birthday in heaven.
#20 Dad, I miss you every day and I’m so grateful for my memories of you. Happy birthday in heaven.
#21 I was so blessed to be given a loving, caring, wonderful dad. Even though you’re not here anymore, your memory shapes who I am every day. Happy birthday in heaven.
#22 Happy birthday in heaven to my wonderful dad. I love you and miss you so much. Every day, I’m a better person because you raised me to appreciate all that is good in myself and those around me.
#23 Happy birthday in heaven to the most caring, compassionate, loving, wonderful father anyone could ever ask for.
#24 Happy birthday in heaven to the funniest, silliest, most hilarious dad I was ever fortunate enough to have.
#25 When I think of you I always smile, because I know that’s what you would want. Happy birthday in heaven, Dad.
#26 Happy birthday in heaven to a super fun, cool, amazing, wonderful dad. Today I want to celebrate the life you lived by thinking back on all of our great memories together.
#27 Dad, you’ve looked after me very well. I wish you could still hold my hand. But I imagine our heavenly Father holding your hand today on your birthday. Enjoy the peace that this world could not give you, my wonderful Dad. You deserve heavenly bliss. Happy birthday in heaven, Dad.
#28 God blessed me with a caring and wonderful father. Even though you’re no longer here on earth, I can still feel your love and pride for me, and look back at our memories together and smile. Happy birthday in heaven.
#29 Happy birthday in heaven to my wonderful dad. You taught me how to fish, ride a bike, and stand up for myself. I am who I am today because of you.
#30 Someday, when I see you again, I’ll give you the biggest hug and tell you how much I’ve missed you. Happy birthday in heaven, Dad.
#31 Thank you for always loving me and having such patience, Dad. Even though you’re no longer here, your lessons carry me through each and every day. Happy birthday in heaven.
#32 How blessed I was to be given a father who loved and cared for me from day one. Happy birthday in heaven. I miss you and love you so much.
#33 I rejoice in the memories of such a wonderful father and celebrate the man you were. Happy birthday in heaven. I love you very much.
#34 Dad, happy birthday in heaven. You were a truly special one. I love you and think of you every day.
#35 Dad, even though I miss you each day, I’m so much stronger because of everything you taught me, and so much more confident because of all the love you gave me. Happy birthday in heaven.
#36 Dad, I wish I could give you a hug and tell you how much you mean to me. I promise to live each day to the fullest and be the best person that I can. Happy birthday in heaven.
#37 Happy birthday in heaven to a very special dad. Thank you for all that you’ve given me. I love and miss you.
#38 Happy birthday in heaven, Dad. Thinking of you today and always. I love you.
#39 Happy birthday in heaven to a truly fantastic dad. Thank you for everything you gave me, and for making me who I am today.
#40 So thankful God blessed me with a wonderful dad. Even though our time together couldn’t last forever, I’ll carry you in my heart forever. Happy birthday in heaven.
#41 Wishing my dad a very happy birthday in heaven. The integrity, strength and grit you instilled in me will be with me forever, and each day I strive to be someone you are proud of.
#42 Dad, though it pains me to feel your absence from my earthly life, it gives me great comfort to know that you are one with the Lord. Happy birthday in heaven, Dad.
#43 Thank you for all you have done for me. It is my greatest treasure to know that you are in a place of absolute peace, beauty and agape love. I love you forever! I wish you the best birthday ever, Dad!
#44 Happy heavenly birthday, to my loving Dad. To always see the bigger picture by valuing life more than material things – that’s what I think of when I think of you. I hope you are celebrating with the angels today.
#45 What is it like Dad? Is there a party? Are you dancing? Do you hear me? I want you to hear that I still love you and that I always will. Happy birthday, Dad.
#46 On earth you had earthly perfection. Now you have heavenly perfection. I want you here, but you are an angel, and angels belong in a better world. Happy birthday, Dad.
#47 The Lord has called you to enjoy heavenly glorious things. I wait for the day to join you in these glorious celebrations, but for now, from earth, I send you all my love, and I pray that you feel it. Happy birthday in heaven, Dad.
#48 Happy Birthday, my earthly father now in heaven. Now that you are one with the All, I don’t know if you still celebrate birthdays. But I am still human, Dad, and I will continue to miss you on every birthday, every Sunday, and every single moment of my human life. Happy birthday.
#49 Happy Birthday in heaven, Dad. Certainly, good things come to those who wait. And you have waited…now God takes you in His arms and celebrates your birthday with you. I wait for the day that I can be in your arms again, and I wait for the day that I can say happy birthday to you again, face to face.
#50 I am forever grateful for the years we’ve been given together. I am thinking of you today and celebrating all the memories that I cherish in my heart. Happy birthday in heaven, Dad.
#51 Dad, is it true there are no wishes in heaven because everything is granted? That’s just where I hope to be, but I will wait for that day when you can tell me all about it! Happy birthday, Dad.
#52 How sweet it must be to celebrate your birthday in the heavenly realm. I am thinking of everything about you, and I wish I was there! Happy birthday in heaven, Dad.
#53 I know you are in heaven, where angels belong. You were always an angel to me, but I never thought the day would come when I wouldn’t be able to see you on your birthday. Please hear my message, and please send me yours. I need you still. Happy birthday.
#54 May God bless your loving soul forever. I want to touch your face, and I want to hold your hand, but somehow I know that you have never been quite as near to me as you are right now. I feel you everywhere today, and I know you hear me! Happy birthday, Dad.
#55 Are you having the best celebration you’ve ever had, Dad? I bet it can’t get any better than the final destination – heaven! Nothing is the same without you, Dad, but I am trying to live as you taught me to. Happy birthday.
#56 Oh, Daddy wherever you are, I hope you are feeling my love for you today on your birthday, and I hope you are far closer to me than it seems. Will the time fly, and will I be in the same place one day too? I love you always, and I want to fly to you! Happy birthday in heaven, Dad.
#57 Happy birthday, to my amazing and wonderful Dad who is now in heaven. I have so many questions for you, but today I just want to whisper happy birthday softly in your ear and kiss you on your cheek. Can you feel it? I love you eternally.
#58 Every day, I try to be someone you can be proud of, using the lessons that you taught me in our time together. Happy birthday in heaven to the best dad.
#59 My phenomenal Dad in heaven, happy birthday. In my eyes, this world was never good enough for one as loving as you. But heaven must be spectacular, so now you have the best.
#60 Happy Birthday, my Dad in heaven. We remember you, Dad. On every birthday of yours, we still celebrate the legendary life you’ve lived and the remarkable gifts you’ve left for us in our hearts. You live forever in our hearts.
#61 In heaven, that’s where you surely are. Happy Birthday, my loving Dad. Thank you, dear God, for giving me my Dad. We enjoyed the togetherness you’ve given us, and we wait for the day we will be reunited.
#62 I thank the angels of heaven for being with you, Dad. In heaven, there must be no loneliness, no pain, no heartache, and no separation. I long to be where you are. For as you know, Dad, this world is a difficult school of lessons, but you taught me well, and I continue to try. I love you, my Dad, and my teacher. Happy birthday.
#63 Thank you for being my earthly father and for preparing me so well for the journey of life on earth. I only hope that when the day comes you will be the one to prepare me for the next part of life, in heaven! I wish you a heavenly celebration today, Dad, with all my love. Happy birthday.
#64 Thank you oh gracious Lord – you have allowed my Dad to take care of us, and to love us during his stay on earth. Please take care of my Dad now in heaven for all of eternity, because he deserves so much love always. Happy birthday in heaven, Dad.
#65 Thank you for everything you’ve done for us, always making us the priority in your life. You’ve taught us our self-worth so that we are somehow able to carry on without you. But although you taught us well, life here will never be as good as it was with you. Happy birthday, Daddy.
#66 Daddy, you are the most important influence in my life, and you will forever remain in my heart and mind. Hugs and kisses from me here to you there. Happy birthday.
#67 Enjoy the peace and love of heavenly birthdays. I will always love you. Happy birthday in heaven, Dad.
#68 Happy birthday, to my loving Dad in heaven. Enjoy the peace that only comes in heaven. I remember your struggles with this earthly place – and what this world put you through. And I think about how brave and strong you were to endure it all, and I know that I too have to carry on. Peace has found you, and one day I will join you. May the divine peace heal all that the world did to you. You are my hero, Dad.
#69 Happy birthday in heaven, Dad. May heaven always bless and keep you. You are always in my heart, and I will forever be proud to be your child.
#70 Loving Dad in heaven, happy birthday. I have the sweetest memories of you. Your presence is always with me, and even now I can feel the warmth of your love.
#71 I know that you are in heaven. You came from there, and so you returned you there. That I could have you for some time, remains my greatest blessing. I love and treasure all that you have given me in my heart. Happy birthday in heaven, Dad.
#72 Dad, you always said that life is short and that this is a school meant to teach us lessons before we go back home. I hope you are enjoying your birthday celebrations back home! Please keep me a piece of cake because I want to be part of the celebration of you always.
#73 If I had my way, I would still have you in my presence. But luckily for you, God has His way, and He always had a plan to have you safely in His light and love in heaven. Thank you for spending some time with me in life – I hold onto that time until I see you again. Happy birthday, Dad.
#74 Although I was young when you left, I remember you well – your voice, your touch, your laughter. Everyone says that I am like you – am I? I want to be like you – you are my Dad, and nothing can ever separate us. I know I will see you again in a better place. I love you, Daddy. I wish you the happiest of birthdays.
#75 My amazing Dad, happy heavenly birthday. I’m grateful to know you are in heaven, but I find earth a little hard to handle without you! Ask those beautiful angels to send me the strength to go on. You’ve always known how to make things better! I miss you, and I still need you. Have a blessed heavenly birthday, Dad.
#76 Dad, I never thought this time would come when we don’t sit down next to each other on your birthday. I am glad you knew that I love you and that I got the chance to say goodbye. But it wasn’t really goodbye because I know you are still with me – I can feel you. I feel happy today – is heaven celebrating your birthday in style your way?
#77 Happy birthday, Dad. Do you still celebrate with magnificent grand parties in heaven, Dad? Can I please make a toast even though I am on the other side? “Here’s to my Dad, an amazing father, and an incredibly great friend! Here’s to the man who left an abundance of love behind – love that will last into many generations ahead of him. Happy birthday to my Dad!”
#78 If I had a heavenly perspective, I may realize I am already with you. But for now, I am still your earth child, and I send you my love from the deepest place in my heart, sealed with faith and trust that it will reach you. Happy birthday, Dad in heavenly eternity.
#79 I couldn’t have had a better father. Thank you, Dad, for being there for me. I remember you today with especially fond memories. I love you very much. Happy birthday in heaven, Dad.
#80 I am grateful to have had such a caring and loving Dad, and I find it remarkable that I can still feel your loving guidance even when you are in heaven. You have become a wise and caring voice inside my mind! Happy birthday, to a blessed man whom I will treasure in my heart and mind forever.
#81 Even though it hurts that he’s no longer here with me, I am so blessed for all of the time we spent together. Happy birthday in heaven, Dad.
#82 I am joyful today, knowing that your seeking is over and that you have found peace in your final resting place. I follow in your footsteps and seek the peace that this world cannot give, but I have complete faith that I will find it one day in the place where you are. Happy birthday, my Dad.
#83 Thank you, Dad, for working so tirelessly to give me a good life. I will always appreciate the sacrifices you’ve made, and I will make you proud, even from afar. Love you for all you are, Dad. Happy birthday.
#84 Dad – in heaven – for sure. I knew you so well, that I feel you with me still. Sometimes I close my eyes and see your face, and sometimes I feel your breath in the breeze of the trees. It feels as though heaven and you are but one breath away! Happy birthday, Dad. Kisses and hugs.
#85 There’s so much I wish I could still tell you, Dad. I am sorry for not saying it enough, but I hope you know how much I truly love you. Words cannot explain the connection we have. I am part of you. I love you. Happy heavenly birthday, Dad.
#86 Dearest Dad in heaven, happy birthday. Now you know the absolute truth. Here on earth, we are still searching. Have an extraordinary heavenly celebration of life everlasting, Dad!
#87 Heaven is where you experience real life, isn’t it? On this day, your birthday, I especially remember how very important you are to me. I will love you always. Happy birthday in heaven, Dad.
#88 Happy birthday, my Dad in heaven. In heaven, all good things are possible. The impossible does not exist. So, I am completely sure you will receive this message. With all my love.
#89 My loving Dad in heaven, happy birthday. There is no better place to be than in heaven with the almighty Father. May your party be felt across the universe, and may you continue to spread love as you did here on earth. I love and miss you so much!
#90 Ah Dad, it’s your birthday, and I don’t know what to do because you are not here. I wrote your name in the water where it could not be seen, and then I jumped into the water so I could feel like I was swimming with you! I miss all those things we used to do together, even though deep down inside I know you are still alive in a different way. Happy heavenly birthday, Dad.
#91 You struggled and worked hard in this life to see me succeed. Now it’s your turn to enjoy the hereafter in heaven. I hope you can see that I have succeeded – I still want to make you proud, Dad. Love you. Happy birthday in heaven, Dad.
#92 Happy birthday, to my Dad in heaven. You were our rock on earth and took on so much responsibility for others. But now you are in heaven where I hope you have found rest. Thank you for making me who I am, Dad. Rest in peace. Happy heavenly birthday.
#93 Dad, you were the best father anyone could ever wish for. Even though you’re not here beside me, your lessons and guidance are with me every day. Happy birthday in heaven.
#94 Dearest Dad in heaven, happy birthday. To be in the presence of the Divine must be a dream come true for you – I am so happy for you. I can just imagine you say, “Now I have woken up!” I know you are in the place you want to be. I look forward to the day when I can finally join you.
#95 I would like to wish a happy birthday in heaven to a wonderful, fantastic dad. I love you so much.
#96 Happy birthday, Dad in heaven. Only the best for my Dad and all the best is in heaven. I know that love is eternal, so I will never stop celebrating the special days with the people I love. You will always be part of my life, Dad.
#97 I don’t know if you remember birthdays, but I just want you to know that you are special to me even though you are not here anymore. You are remembered in a special way, beyond ideas of time, or space, but in a place of the heart that has something in common with the reality of heaven. I love you. Happy birthday in heaven, Dad.
#98 Happy, heavenly birthday, Dad. I love you. I love you. I love you. And then, I love you even more.
#99 I wonder if you remember now that we talked about that one time. I said if it happened that I would write about it you on your birthday. Then you said you wouldn’t write back, but only because it would scare me into heaven, and that I wasn’t yet ready! Scare me! I want a sign! I love you! Happy birthday in heaven, Dad.
#100 Happy birthday in heaven, Dad. I feel your presence in every good thing that I see.
The Most Famous Quotes to Include with Your Birthday Message to Your Dad in Heaven
“What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes part of us.”
“It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.”
“What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.”
“Say not in grief ‘he is no more’ but in thankfulness that he was.”
“Love like ours can never die!”
“Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.”
“Dad is and always will be my living, breathing superhero.”
“May each tear and each fond memory be a note of love rising to meet you.”
“A father’s love is forever imprinted on his child’s heart.”
“The loss of my father will always sting. But now, everything that I do is in honor of him and celebrates his life.”
Adrienne C. Moore
“We are all the pieces of what we remember. We hold in ourselves the hopes and fears of those who love us. As long as there is love and memory, there is no true loss.”
“Anyone who has lost something they thought was theirs forever finally comes to realise that nothing really belongs to them.”
“Closed eyes, heart not beating, but a living love.”
“For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.”
“You will always be in my heart…because in there you’re still alive.”
“Dad, wherever you are, you are gone but you will never be forgotten.”
“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your year.”
“I love you every day. And now I will miss you every day.”
“Deeply, I know this, that love triumphs over death. My father continues to be loved, and therefore he remains by my side.”
“Death ends a life, not a relationship.”
“There is no expiration date on the love between a father and his child.”
“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could ever give another person. He believed in me.”
“No matter where I am, your spirit will be beside me. For I know that no matter what, you will always be with me.”
Tram-Tiara T. Von Reichenbach
“My dad was my best friend and greatest role model. He was an amazing dad, coach, mentor, soldier, husband and friend.”
“My Father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.”
Clarence Budington Kelland
The Best Bible Verses to Include with Your Birthday Message to Your Dad in Heaven
2 Corinthians 5:8
Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord.
1 Thessalonians 4:14
For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep.
1 Corinthians 15:51
Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed.
1 John 5:13
I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God that you may know that you have eternal life.
For if we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. So then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s.
And many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.
And everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?
The Lord is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?
But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.
And these will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.
For nothing will be impossible with God.
For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
1 Corinthians 15:53
For this perishable body must put on the imperishable, and this mortal body must put on immortality.
2 Corinthians 4:16
So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day.
Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.
Your dead shall live; their bodies shall rise. You who dwell in the dust, awake and sing for joy! For your dew is a dew of light, and the earth will give birth to the dead.
And he said to him, “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.”
And the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.
To those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, he will give eternal life.
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
For if you live according to the flesh you will die, but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.
1 Peter 2:24
He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.
Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live.”
In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you?
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
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