His favourites were Moby Dick and Tom Sawyer. Please bookmark the site and come back after the funeral for help coping with your loss. He had a wicked sense of humour that rubbed off on anyone that was near him. To ensure volume quality, ask whether a microphone will be available or not.
After a party or something, you'd get "Why are there only 5 knives in this box? Provided he heard regularly from us all — and saw us whenever possible — he was content. A glimpse perhaps. With me it manifested in rummaging round garage sales, auctions and charity shops.
As a father of three though, he was often happiest when left to his own devices — whether it was building a shed, tending to the garden, or fixing one of his cars.
Since a eulogy is emotional and intimate, delivering to the ceiling, floor, or walls may achieve the opposite effect. Discussing your father with his closest and most cherished loved ones some of whom are probably your own most cherished loved ones will bring up wonderful inspiration for your eulogy and help heal everyone involved.
An elegy, on the other hand, is a poem or song performed as an homage to the deceased. This presents a great responsibility and opportunity to guide the overall tone of the service.