Saying farewell to an important person is inevitably going to happen multiple times throughout life. Whether it's a happy goodbye or one eliciting feelings of grief, it's not always easy to express. This is one last chance to leave a lasting impression on a person leaving you're leaving or who is leaving you.
Messages to Say Goodbye
Don't let physical distance turn us into strangers. Keep in touch!
It has been a blessing to have you so close. I'll miss you, but I understand why you're going and I wish you the best.
I am grateful for the opportunities we had, and I will have fond feelings when I look back on this time in my life.
Change is the one constant. Let's meet that change with the confidence that we can handle what comes our way.
I hate to say goodbye, so I'm writing it in a card instead. Goodbye!
I will cherish the memories as I look to what the future holds for you and I.
I'm sure that I'll find out very quickly after you're gone that I miss you very much.
If you can't stay here, stay in touch!
My strategy for not missing you will be to focus on all the things I don't like about you. Feel free to use my strategy if you start missing me. Farewell!
I know that I will think of you often. You have been a big influence in my life.
I'm wishing you the best even though I wish I didn't have to say goodbye.
I don't know where life will take you from here, but know that you always have a place to land with me.
I want to thank everyone for the friendships and the time we spent together here. It has been a great time, and I will look back fondly when I think of you.
Many of you have made a great impact on me, and I’ve learned much from you. Thank you for everything.
It’s with regret that I announce that it is time for me to move on. My own goals and priorities have shifted and demanded the attention that they deserve. I will be leaving to pursue some personal goals that I have put off until now. Please know that I am sincerely grateful for the time I spent here with everyone, and I want to keep in touch with you.
I want to send a shout out and a thank you for everyone who has helped me here. You have made this a great place to learn and to have fun. Take care of yourselves.
Even though I am leaving, I am sure that you and I will all continue to be successful because of what we have learned from each other. Continue to work as hard as you have with me and you will surely continue your successes here.
We could not have asked for better neighbors than you guys. You were easy to live next to and we’ve enjoyed the conversations and the chance to laugh with you over the last several years.
We’re moving, but that doesn’t mean we have to be strangers. We are just a phone call away. Here’s our new number, ______.
I hate goodbyes, so I’ll keep this short. Goodbye.
‘So long and farewell.’ It has been great, but all things must come to an end. Take care of yourselves.
I don’t want to have to say goodbye, so I will leave you with a ‘See you later.’
I want to thank everyone for the opportunity to serve you and to serve alongside you. The time we’ve spent here has allowed me much personal fulfillment and satisfaction.
No one can fully know what the future holds, but I am confident that you will be successful and that I'll miss you. Best of luck to you!
We may be further apart by physical location, but I'll always consider you a close friend. I'll keep in touch.
Goodbye Messages for Coworkers
Loosing coworkers can happen for a variety of reasons such as when coworkers retire or get a new job. These are examples of best wishes from one coworker to another exiting coworker.
I've enjoyed working with you, but I understand that all good things must come to an end.
You have been an awesome coworker! We'll have to keep in touch and get together in the future.
Don't be a stranger. Come visit us when you get a chance and let us know how you're doing.
I know that as you go on to new opportunities you'll be successful because of your work ethic, skills, and talents.
We'll miss you here more than you'll know, and we wish you the best in your new endeavors.
You will be missed for your expertise, team-work, and determination. No one can replace you.
You deserve your new job! I hope you get settled in to your new role smoothly.