If your brother has recently passed away, reading sample eulogies for brother will help you write a heartfelt eulogy to the one you love. A eulogy is a speech given by a friend or family member at a funeral or memorial service that pays tribute to the deceased. A eulogy provides those attending the funeral with stories and memories that made that person special to the speaker. Writing and reading a eulogy to your brother will hopefully help provide some closure to the death.
The sample eulogies for brother below should be used as a guide/template for writing your eulogy. The best eulogies are written from the heart and include personal stories and memories. Feel free to use the sample eulogies below however you like; you may copy words or complete phrases. Remember that these are samples and you will want the eulogy written in your own style, with your thoughts, emotions and stories about the loved ones.
Sample Eulogies For Brother
Eulogy 1 (To brother from sister):
This is a very sad day for everyone here. I hope that my words about my brother, Mark, will help alleviate some of your grief. I would like to share some fond memories and personal attributes that made my brother such a wonderful person.
My brother was only a few years older than me, but at times I think he felt a lot older than that. My brother was very protective over me. When I was younger I remember that this bothered me, but now that I look back I know that he loved me a lot and wanted what was best for me. He was always there for me when I needed him and I knew that I could talk to him about any problems I had. I trusted my brother a lot and we were both able to share secrets with each other.
Mark was a character. He always had a smile on his face and always seemed to have a new joke to tell. His easy-going relaxed nature made him a delight to be around. He had a lot of close friends and was always the life of the party.
One of the things that I respected the most about my brother was that even though he had such a carefree attitude, he also had a serious side. He was very intelligent and did well at school. He got a degree in business and ran his own computer repair business. He was very successful and his staff and customers loved the passion he had for his business.
Some of my brother’s favorite things besides his friends were sports and the outdoors. Mark was a huge baseball fan and had season tickets to the Seattle Mariners. He loved living in the Pacific Northwest and was an avid fisherman. He often told stories about the fish he caught; some were true but most exaggerated. He also enjoyed camping and his huge camping trips with friends and family were very well known.
I will miss my brother more than words can say. We should all be thankful for knowing him and for his time on earth. I hope that everyone here remembers how wonderful a person he was and that his memory will continue to live on in our hearts and minds.
Eulogy 2 (To brother from brother):
Thank you to everyone for being here today to pay tribute to my brother Michael whose life was tragically cut short last week. Mike was my older brother and him and I were very close. In fact, him and I were roommates and because we were so close in age, shared a lot of the same friends.
Mike was a fun-loving person who lived his life to the fullest. He was also up for anything. Whether it was a last minute camping trip, or you needed him to sub in at a sports game, he was always ready and willing. Because of his easy-going nature, by brother had a lot of friends. He was one of those people who never complained and could always be counted on.
My brother excelled at whatever task he took on. He was a good student and recently graduated with a double major in math and science from the University of Washington. Even though he was a brilliant mind; he was also an excellent athlete. Mike was a star athlete on the universities rowing team. He had aspirations of making the Olympic team, but his career was cut short due to an injury.
Mike was just beginning his career and was working for a biotech startup. He was very analytical and his math and science skills were a great asset for the company. He had big dreams and it is unfortunate that his life ended so short.
My life feels so empty right now. I sit at home and feel like any minute Mike will walk through the door. I miss his kindness, his support and humor. Mike was always there if I needed someone to talk to or needed someone to make me laugh. I hope that everyone here today will take the time to think about all of the fond memories they had with Mike. He may be gone but his memory will live on in us forever.
Updated: May 24, 2012