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120 Loveliest Happy 86th Birthday Wishes To Warm The Heart

120 Loveliest Happy 86th Birthday Wishes To Warm The Heart

So what type of birthday wishes are suitable for your 86-year-old loved one? 

The best kind are the wishes that celebrate their unique life, paying homage to their incredible journey on this planet.

Below you’ll discover a collection of happy 86th birthday wishes that are as exceptional and unique as the person they are intended for.

I collected them from various web sources and I’m sure these words will light up their special day and leave an indelible mark on their heart.

Let’s go!

10 Best Ways To Say Happy 86th Birthday 

1. “To the 86-year-young soul who’s mastered the art of staying young at heart — may your special day be as fabulous as your spirit. Keep embracing life with open arms!”

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2. “86 years ago, you were born and the world welcomed a new hero. Happy birthday!”

3.  “Happy birthday to my favorite person! At 86, you’ve shown us that style has no expiration date. Keep shining like the star that you are!”

4. “There’s nothing about turning 86 that’s old — since you make everything feel like new. Happy birthday!”

5. “Celebrating your wonderful life and times — and everything you love — is a true honor for me. Happy 86th birthday!”

6. “Eighty-six years of making the world a better place – that’s quite the legacy! Here’s to celebrating you and the incredible impact you’ve had on all of us.”

7. “We’re raising a glass and toasting to you today. Happiest of days to the most wonderful of humans!”

8. “Thank you for giving new meaning to aging gracefully. You’ve made it look so easy, so wonderful, so full of life. May your 86th birthday be just as meaningful.”

9.  “I wish I could be half successful as you are when I turn 86. Continue dreaming and work towards achieving them. Happy 86th birthday.”

10. “To the 86-year-old who’s still up for a dance party or a game night — you’re proof that age has no power over fun! Happy birthday.”

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Heartfelt Birthday Wishes For Your Friend Turning 86

1. “My friend, you have written many stories over your life, but you are not finished yet. Enjoy your 86th birthday and prepare for the next chapter.”

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2. “A true friend is worth more than all gold, silver, and diamonds in the world. I’m blessed to call you my best friend. Happy 86th birthday! I wish you all the very best today and always!”

3. “All these years of friendship and what do we have to show for it? A bond that lasts since childhood and will last forever, that’s what!”

4. “Happy 86th birthday to my great friend whose presence makes the world a more beautiful place. Thank you for making happiness a part of my heart.”

5. “Sending you a big, warm hug on your 86th birthday! Your friendship has brought so much happiness into my life, and I hope this day is filled with the same level of happiness and love you’ve shared with everyone around you.”

6. “86 years on planet Earth and still going strong. That’s an awesome achievement, my friend. Congrats!”

7. “On your 86th birthday, I wish you a day as bright and beautiful as your spirit. Your positive outlook on life is infectious, and I’m grateful for every moment we’ve shared. Here’s to many more years of laughter and joy!”

8. “Happy 86th birthday, friend! I know the road has been long, with many unexpected twists and turns, but I hope that the rest of your journey is a walk in the park on a beautiful, sunny day.”

9. “Happy 86th Birthday to my forever young-at-heart friend! Your age is a testament to the wisdom and experiences you’ve gathered along the way. May your day be filled with delightful surprises, surrounded by the people who adore you.”

10. “To a friend who’s turning 86 and still rocking life like a superstar — here’s to you! Keep shining bright and keep living life to the fullest!”

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See also: 180 Heart Touching Birthday Wishes For Friend You Adore

Touching 86th Birthday Wishes For Your Mom

1. “I learned how motherly love feels thanks to you. That is a feeling no one will ever be able to take away from me, and I am thankful for that to you. Happy 86th birthday Mom!”

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2. “Happy birthday, Mom! I am blessed to call you my mother, and I am forever grateful for the love and wisdom you’ve bestowed upon me. Here’s to making this day unforgettable and to creating even more beautiful memories in the years to come.”

3. “You are my teacher, my support, and my strength.  You made me believe in myself. I wish you the best birthday ever!”

4. “May this day be filled with all the love, joy, and happiness you deserve. Here’s to celebrating you, Mom, and to the precious moments we’ll continue to create together. Happy 86th birthday, with all my love.”

5. “Dear Mom, you have been the rock of our family, the glue that binds us together through thick and thin. Happy 86th birthday, you deserve the best.”

6. “On this special milestone, I wish you a birthday filled with joy and laughter, surrounded by the love of family and friends who cherish you as much as we do. May each moment be a testament to the impact you’ve had on our lives and a celebration of the legacy you’ve created.”

7. “With you by my side, I know that I am capable of anything. Thank you for always making me feel invincible, Mom. I hope your 86th birthday is as wonderful as you are.”

8. “Mom, the more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate. I might not be there with you today, but today I am celebrating you. Happy 86th birthday!”

9. “The world would be a better place if every child had a mother such as you. Happy 86th birthday to the best mom in the whole wide world!”

10. “Happy birthday to the world’s most wonderful mother who turns 86 years today. Mom, may all the desires of your heart find every path that leads to your door.”

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See also: 270 Beautiful And Heart Touching Birthday Quotes For Mom

Thoughtful 86th Birthday Wishes For Your Dad

1. “Dad, your wisdom has been a guide, helping me navigate through the strange paths of life. Your advice has led me toward a better future. Happy 86th birthday to you!”

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2. “Happy 86th birthday to the man who has not only been a father but also a best friend. Your willingness to listen and offer a shoulder to lean on has meant more to me than words can express.”

3. “On this momentous occasion, I want to celebrate the incredible life you’ve lived, Dad. Your journey has been filled with moments of triumph, laughter, and love, and I am honored to be a part of it.”

4. “Out of all the fathers in the world, how did I get so lucky to have you? Have a lovely birthday, Dad!”

5. “On this special day, I want to express my deepest gratitude for the sacrifices you’ve made and the efforts you’ve put into shaping my life. Your love and devotion are the pillars that hold our family together.”

6. “Dear Dad, I am grateful for the lessons you’ve taught me through your actions — the value of kindness, the beauty of forgiveness, and the importance of cherishing family bonds. Have a lovely 86th birthday.”

7. “May this very special and glorious milestone celebrate the great man that you are and bring you lots of new memories to treasure forevermore. I love you, Dad. Have a fantastic birthday.”

8. “If one ever had a reason to be grateful to God for a good father, that person is me. I am truly blessed because of you, Dad. May you age in grace and wisdom and may the goodness of the Lord be with you all the days of your life. Happy 86th birthday.”

9. “Dear Dad, on your 86th birthday, I just wanted to let you know that you have no rival. I assure you that all the love you gave was felt and still is. I will continue thanking God for your life until the end of time. Happy birthday.”

10. “You have created the right path for me to follow, and on this milestone day of yours, words are insufficient to show my gratitude to you. I wish you peace and happiness!”

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See also: 240 Sweet & Heart Touching Birthday Wishes For Dad

Happy 86th Birthday Grandma

1. “The greatest love of all is the love of a grandma! It comes from within, it has a nice and warm feeling and it just makes you feel at home. Have a lovely birthday, Grandma!”

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2. “There are so many reasons to love and admire you Grandma, but one of the most notable things has to be that even though you’re getting on a bit now, you refuse to let age define you! Happy 86th birthday!”

3. “No matter what happens, you’ll forever remain one of the most important and special people in my life. Happy 86th birthday, Grandma.”

4. “My lovely granny, I take a look at you and I see a strong, determined, and beautiful woman who doesn’t give up easily. Never ever give up in life since your determination and strength inspire me a lot. Happy 86th birthday!”

5. “In your 86 years on this earth, you’ve made a huge impact on those around you, always making others feel loved. I cherish all you have taught me. Happy birthday, Grandma!”

6. “Dear Grams, you’ve always done well, meant well, and have accomplished things throughout the expanse of your life that I could only dream of. Thank you for being a wonderful Grandmother, and happy 86th birthday!”

7. “Happy 86th birthday to a grandma who’s absolutely the coolest grandma around! I’m sure you have no competition! Just keep being yourself! We love you so much.”

8. “Happy 86th birthday, Grandma! One more year has passed, and you’ve gained yet another year of wisdom! We are so grateful to have you in our lives, constantly cheering us up and reminding us that there’s more to life than work. We hope you have an awesome birthday!”

9. “I will forever consider myself the most blessed person on earth because I have a wonderful grandmother like you in my life. I hope your 86th birthday is as fabulous as you are to me, Grandma.”

10. “Caring, loving, and gentle. Those are the words that describe you. Happy 86th birthday my dear grandma, I love you lots!”

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See also: 100 Grandma Birthday Quotes To Make Her Day Memorable

Happy 86th Birthday Grandpa

1. “I’m 100% sure I have the wittiest grandpa around! I hope you never change. Happy 86th birthday!”

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2. “Happy 86th birthday, Grandpa! As I reflect on the many years of your life, I am in awe of the wealth of wisdom, love, and kindness you’ve shared with our family. You are the cornerstone of our clan, and your presence has brought immeasurable joy to all of us.”

3. “Whatever the number of candles on your cake may be, your light will always shine brighter. I’m so proud to call you Grandpa. You’re such a wonderful person, I couldn’t have asked for a better second father. I wish you more and more candles to blow!”

4. “Dear Grandpa, may this day be a celebration of your remarkable journey and the legacy of love you’ve built. Happy 86th birthday!”

5. “Grandpa, you have taught me that a man is always well-informed, respectful, and considerate! Because of the example you have set, I have dignity and integrity! Happy 86th birthday to the best man I know!”

6. “Happy birthday to the best grandpa in the world! You are sweet, kind, and caring. For all that and more, you are my inspiration and role model.”

7. “Congratulations on your 86th birthday, Grandpa. I am impressed and proud of you. You make good use of your time, keep your body and mind fit and take care of those around you — you are truly a role model for all 86-year-olds!”

8. “Happy 86th birthday to the best grandpa in the whole wide world! Your smile warms my heart. Your eyes sparkle with wisdom. Your hug is the sweetest place. Enjoy your day today. We love you so much.”

9. “Grandpa, we are lighting the candles and celebrating your special day. It’s only once a year, so let me take this opportunity to remind you how important you are. Thank you for all you do for me. Happy 86th birthday.”

10. “Happy 86th birthday, dear Grandpa! I am proud to be part of a generation led by someone as spectacular as you are. May the sunlight always shine in your universe.”

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See also: 130 Best Happy Birthday Grandpa Wishes To Warm His Heart

Sweet 86th Birthday Wishes For Your Sister

1. “This birthday greeting is filled to the brim with loving thoughts, sweet memories, wonderful dreams, and tons of happy smiles for my sweet sister who turns 86 today!”

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2. “You have an amazing ability to always bring a smile to my face, even when I’m at my lowest low. It starts in the heart, warmth grows little by little, and it ends in a big smile. I absolutely adore you, sister! Have an amazing day and many more to come!”

3. “You make every day brighter and more beautiful just by being in it. I am grateful for the bond we share and the memories we create. Happy 86th birthday, sister.”

4. “Words alone are not enough to express how happy I am you are celebrating another year of your life, sister. My wish for you on your birthday is that you are, and will always be, happy and healthy!”

5. “I have to say that there aren’t many 86-year-olds like you. You have truly mastered the art of growing older with such beautiful elegance. Have a blessed birthday, sister!

6. “You have been a treasure to me and our family. Everyone can testify to this. I am glad to have you as my sister. Happy birthday.”

7. “Dearest sister, I am so happy to see you attain this age. God’s grace and help have brought you this far and may he keep you longer. Happy 86th birthday.”

8. “You have always been someone that I can confide in, someone who truly knows me at my best and my worst and loved me anyway. You have taken a special place of pride in my heart from the day I was born. I love you and wish you a fabulous 86th birthday!”

9. “Look back only to rewind the sweet memories, look forward only to see all the wonderful things that life has yet to offer; but enjoy the moment, today, to the highest. Happy 86th birthday to the best sister!”

10. “Dear sister, if you will allow life to unfold the surprises as you take every step, you will be amazed by the wonders that life can offer; allow it. Happy 86th birthday.”

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See also: 270 Sweet & Heart Touching Birthday Wishes For Sister

Birthday Wishes For Your Brother Clocking 86

1. “Happy birthday to my remarkable brother who has lived a life filled with purpose and grace. May your 86th year be a continuation of all the blessings you’ve received.”

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2. “I want to use this opportunity to thank you very much for all the love and support that you have given me my entire life. I am truly blessed to have a guardian angel as a brother. Happy 86th birthday!”

3. “Dear brother, you’ve accomplished enough to fulfill several lifetimes, and yet you’re only 86 years old!  May your day be filled with ice cream and chocolate cake — your favorite!

4. “For your 86th birthday, I just want to thank you for always being there for me and never allowing me to carry the world on my shoulders. You’re simply the best, brother.”

5. “Don’t be afraid to look back on the 86 years that you have spent on this earth. Yours has been a life well-lived, and we are here as proof of that. Have a great birthday!”

6. “Your 86th birthday celebration is enough reason to put aside your worries and fears. You have lived long enough to see the goodness in this world and I’m glad to have been part of your journey in this lifetime. Happy birthday, brother!”

7. “I hope you dance your heart out on this special occasion of your life, and may God continue to bless you abundantly. Happy birthday, brother.”

8. “It’s hard to find the right words when wishing a happy birthday to a wonderful brother like you, who is absolutely perfect, through and through. So I’ll simply wish you the happiest 86th birthday from the bottom of my heart and hope that your year ahead gets off to a great start.”

9. “Thank you for being a part of my life as you’ve taught me to never give up and be a person of my own. Your encouragement has only pushed me further toward my goals. Happy 86th birthday to the best brother!”

10. “You make every year of your life count and so don’t let this one be an exception; go and get the best of it. Happy 86th birthday, brother.”

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See also: 330 Cute & Heart Touching Birthday Wishes For Brother

Romantic 86th Birthday Wishes For Your Wife

1. “Happy birthday to the woman who stole my heart and made it her own. You are the best thing that ever happened to me.”

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2. “You will always be my greatest achievement in life. You’ve always been the woman of my dreams. I’m thankful to God for having you in my life. Happy birthday, sweetheart.”

3. “To my lifelong partner who is celebrating her 86th birthday. I’m blessed that you fill our days with your spirit and warmth. I count myself blessed while sharing this incredible journey with you. I will always love you.”

4. “We’ve come a long way, sweetheart, and I’m so glad you’ve been by my side each step of the way. Have a lovely 86th birthday!”

5. “You definitely turn wiser, more beautiful, gracious, and humble each time you hit a new age. 86 really does suit you. Have a great birthday beautiful.”

6. “Every year with you is better than the last. Thank you for that, sweetheart! Happy 86th birthday!”

7. “Happy 86th birthday, love! May your special day shine as bright as your smile, taste as sweet as your kindness, fly as high as your spirit and feel as wonderful as you are.”

8. “This year, on your 86th  birthday I send you warm wishes, hugs, and kisses for all the love you’ve given me, darling. It’s always a pleasure to have you around. Thank you for being in my life.”

9. “Happy 86th birthday to the woman who still gives me butterflies in my tummy!”

10. “Can you believe we’ve made it this far? Thanks for all of the memories and here’s to many more years together!”

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Lovely 86th Birthday Wishes For Your Husband

1. “You make every day brighter and more beautiful just by being in it. Thank you for being an amazing husband and an even better human being. Happy 86th birthday!”

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2. “I count myself blessed to have you in my life as a husband. You have offered me unconditional support in every area of my life. Have a wonderful 86th birthday!”

3. “You are my life wire, you are my backbone, and you are everything to me. May God keep you alive and grant you good health as you clock 86 today.”

4. “May your birthday be a happy reminder of all the great things we have shared and all the happiness that lies ahead for us. Happy 86th birthday to my sweet husband!”

5. “I’m so glad we’ve got to spend so many birthdays together — there’s no one I’d rather be with and go through the old days with!

6. “The happiest of birthdays to the most wonderful of men! So proud to be by your side on this, your 86th birthday, my darling husband.”

7. “On your 86th birthday, I want to remind you of all the reasons why I love you. You are kind, caring, and beautiful, both inside and out. I hope this year brings you all the happiness and success you deserve. Happy birthday, my lovely husband.”

8. “Happy 86th birthday to my husband — the man that holds our family together and brings joy and laughter into all of our lives. You’ve always been a wonderful partner, and I am proud to be your wife.”

9. “Thank you for being by my side, through the good and bad. You have always been there to take care of me and love me unconditionally. I love you more than words can ever say! Happy birthday!”

10. “I love you for your brilliance, your kindness, your strength, and the way you love and care for me! Happy birthday!”

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Happy 86th Birthday Card Wishes

1. “Anyone of your seniority is more than worthy of respect and admiration, but not every one of your age is as truly inspirational as you are. Happy 86th birthday to you.”

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2. “Happy birthday! You’re the wealthiest 86-year-old I know. You have the wealth of love, family, and friends invested in your happiness and health.”

3. “Happy 86th birthday to a heart so young and a soul so free.”

4. “How quickly the years have all come and gone, you’ve always been sweet and caring, yet strong. You’ve survived all of life’s highs and lows. You’re fabulous at 86 years old, this I know.”

5. “Happy 86th birthday! You’ve traveled an incredible distance…incredibly!”

6. “You seem to be more carefree in spirit and younger at heart with every passing year. Happy 86th birthday!”

7. “Your time on this earth has been worthwhile, you’ve lived each day with class and style. On this day there’s nothing left to say but the best to you, happy 86th birthday.”

8. “Happy 86th birthday to someone who can teach a 20-year-old how to be young.”

9. “Hoping your 86th birthday, like your lifetime, is full of love from family and friends, unbridled joy, unforgettable memories, and, ultimately, happy moments.”

10. “On your 86th birthday, may you only know the joy, peace, and health that comes with a life well lived.”

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Funny Birthday Wishes For 85-Year-Olds

1. “If you believe in it, you can be anything! Unless you want to be young again, then I’m afraid you missed that train old pal! Anyway, happy 86th birthday!”

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2. “A birthday is a good time to remember our friends. At our age, it’s good to remember almost anything at all! Happy birthday old man!”

3. “Another year older and wiser? Let’s just stick with older for now! Happy 86th birthday!”

4. “If you look back through all the years you’ve lived, the first thing you’ll notice is that you need a telescope. Happy 86th birthday!”

5. “Happy 86th birthday! I think it’s great… how you used to be young.”

6. “The secret of staying young? Live honestly, eat healthily, exercise, and most importantly — lie about your age!”

7. “Happy birthday! When you’re 86, the problem is not the fact that you’ve slowed down — it’s that everyone else hasn’t.”

8. “At 86, you’ve got more swag than most people half your age. Keep rocking and rolling! Happy birthday!”

9. “We skipped the candles due to the fire department’s request, but the rest of the day is all yours! Happy birthday.”

10. “You’ve reached a milestone that deserves a standing ovation… or maybe just a nap. Happy 86th birthday!”

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See also: 90 Inspiring & Funny Quotes About Aging Gracefully

Final Words

Let these heartfelt and humorous 86th birthday wishes bring an abundance of happiness to their birthday celebration and make it memorable and joyous!

120 Loveliest Happy 86th Birthday Wishes To Warm The Heart