Retirement Congratulations Letter To Friends | Text Messages

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Retirement Congratulations Letter To Friends: Retiring is a huge milestone, it’s always a great time to let the person retiring know how much you care. Sending a retirement congratulations letter via text message has become one of the most popular wishes. In this blog post, we’ll explore the art crafting an impactful retirement congratulations text message to your friends. We’ll go over some texts to make your message thoughtful and meaningful, leaving a lasting impression on your friend’s special day. So, let’s dive in and learn how to send the perfect retirement congratulations text message to your friends!

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Retirement Congratulations Letter To Friends

  1. To my friend, It’s hard to believe that our time at the office is coming to an end. I just want you to know how much you will be missed. 
  1. You are a great friend and I wish you the best in your retirement. I will always keep you in my heart. Love,
  1. I’ve known you since grade school, and now it’s time to say goodbye. Your wife is a smart lady to have convinced you to retire. I know your grandkids are extremely excited about the next chapter of your life. 
  1. The world and the office will miss a great man, but his friends and family will get to watch the most amazing thing imaginable: life from your perspective. We love you! Happy retirement.
  1. I know you’ve worked hard, but I also know that you deserve all the success and happiness that comes with retirement. You have earned it, my friend. You’ve always been there for me and now I want to be there for you.
  1. HAPPY RETIREMENT! You were an important part of my life for a long time, but it’s now time to move on to the next chapter. I am so glad that we have stayed friends through all these years! I wish you and your wife all the best in everything you do.
  1. My friendship with you has meant so much to me over the years. I will miss you. I am so happy that you found love in your life. No one deserves it more. Have a great retirement.
  1. Hey buddy, I have known you since I was a wee lass and always admired you for your strong character and sense of fairness. I have to say it has been a pleasure working with you. Enjoy your retirement.
  1. Please accept this small token of my esteem and friendship in appreciation for all that you have done for the department and its personnel. Congratulations on your retirement!
  1. Thank you for being my friend. I’ll never forget the countless time we shared, and what fun it was to have a friend like you. You will forever hold a place in my heart, take care of yourself. Happy retirement dear.
  1. We are so proud of you! You have always been inspiring and passionate, it’s so great to see all your hard work finally paying off. We wish you all the best in the future and thank you for everything you’ve done. Enjoy your retirement, buddy.
  1. That’s a round number. So, congratulations! I’d like to celebrate this special day with you and all that you’ve achieved throughout the years, especially your contribution to the company. Your hard work and dedication, as well as your outstanding performance, have been multiplied by three: you are a great person, a nice coworker, and an excellent professional. Well done!
  1. I don’t know why I haven’t said this before, but you have always been there for me and I just want to say thank you for being such a great friend. You will always be an amazing person to me and I hope that we can keep in touch forever. Do have a superb retirement.
  1. I am so glad and proud of you. I wish you all the best! Wishing you a lovely retirement and fun-filled life.
  1. You’re one of a kind and there will never be another quite like you. You are genuinely a good soul who always makes me smile. I may not have been there physically to witness your accomplishments, but I am still super proud of you. I hope you enjoy all the new adventures coming your way, and save me a seat on the dance floor when you find the time to slow down!
  1. The day you were born… Was the luckiest day of my life! Your friendship has been there through thick and thin. I’m so glad to be by your side on your special retirement day. 
  1. You’ve given me a lot of laughter and thank you for all the fun! You will have a great time doing whatever you like to do as long as you’re with me!! Happy retirement.
  1. I can’t stop thinking about you. I hope that wherever you go, everything is as good as it has been here. Take care and keep in touch. God bless and have a wonderful retirement.
  1. You are happy and positive, kind and caring. You enjoy life to the fullest and strive for perfection in all you do. It is a privilege to be your friend. Happy retirement dear.
  1. Congratulations on your retirement, I know you will be glad to put away the hard hat and hit the road full time with me!
  1. You’ve touched so many lives, I don’t even know where to begin. You’re not only an awesome friend but pretty much a brother as well. I can’t think of anyone who deserves retirement more than you and I know that you’ll make the most of it! Enjoy every single day of this new chapter in your life. Love ya bud!
  1. I am so incredibly proud of you! You have spent your life helping others, and now it’s time for you to enjoy yourself. The world is your oyster, go out there and show it what you are made of! I hope that you will stay in touch. Enjoy your retirement.
  1. Your friendship means a lot to me. Also, don’t forget that if you need anything just give me a call. I know this is an exciting time for you, but it is sad too. Don’t worry about me, while you’re enjoying your retirement, I’ll still be here enjoying work.
  1. I just want to wish you a lot of happiness as you start this chapter in your life. You have done amazing things with your career and life. I would like to thank you for all the fun times and all the great moments we shared. I wish you the best of luck.
  1. I remember the day I met you, how scared you were to talk to me. How silly that seems now! I can’t thank you enough for all the friendship and love that you have given me. Enjoy your retirement buddy.
  1. You are amazing in every way. I am grateful for our little talks, jokes, and tears… even though there wasn’t much just crying on my part haha! You will be missed for sure! Thanks for being my friend! Enjoy your retirement dear.
  1. I celebrate your accomplishments and I wish you all the happiness in the world. I’m so proud of you not only for your professional success but also for how you’ve grown into a truly fantastic person. Congratulations on retiring.
  1. We’ve shared so many great moments through the years that it would be impossible to look back on them all. You’ve made me laugh countless times, and countless more I’ve benefited from your wisdom in arguing or negotiating something with someone.  Happy retirement boss.
  1. I’m not a poet, I’m not even very good with words but I’ll try my best to let you know how thankful I am to you. You paint the best picture of friendship any person could hold and it’s been one of my greatest joys to see you grow as a person, not just into an amazing friend but also into an indubitably admirable human being. Happy retirement my dear friend.
  1. I want to thank you for always being there. You are a great friend, a good listener, and an even better con artist. I will miss your friendship even though the rest of the world won’t know who the hell I’m talking about. Good luck in retirement and hope that your new company knows what they’re getting into…haha.
  1. I just want to say, thank you. Thank you for your contribution to humanity and a big thanks for being my friend. I hope that you can spend the next chapter of your life in happiness and prosperity! Happy retirement bro.
  1. We have known each other since high school and have been through a lot together. The thing that has kept us in contact all these years is the joy you bring to my life. Thank you for always being there! Congratulations on your retirement.
  1. Thank you for being the best friend anyone could ever ask for! Congratulations on your retirement! I wish you everything good!
  1. That’s right – retirement. You’ve earned it! And you deserve it! Thank you for all that you have done over the years, and for your friendship with me over the years.
  1.  I wish you the very best in your well-deserved retirement, and I know that you will live well and enjoy life to the fullest. Congratulations on your long overdue retirement!
  1. It has been a great pleasure working with you – and I truly, truly, hope you all the best for your retirement. After working in this field for more than 30 years I am ready to pass the torch on to someone else. I will always remember fondly my time working with you.
  1. If I had to choose between breathing and loving you, I would take my last breath to say… “I love you.” I will miss you terribly, but I’m so proud of the woman that you have become. Retirement is just the beginning! Love…
  1. Good for you for hanging in there, and especially for such a long time. I know you will be a wonderful retirement person, and I’ll always be here for you if you need me. 
  1. You’ve made such a difference in my life; I’m not sure what I’d do without you. Thanks for everything. It was lovely to work side by side with my friend. Happy retirement.
  1. You are one of my oldest and dearest friends. Countless hours of good times have been spent together over the years. I am so happy to be a part of your life, as you have been a part of mine. And I wish for nothing but the best for you down the road.
  1. You have always been such a positive force in my life. You are full of love and light. Your friendship means the world to me and I can’t wait for the memories we will make together. Have a wonderful time during your retirement.
  1. Hey, you! This is a little bit late, but I wanted to go ahead and wish you so many happy returns on your retirement. 
  1. You’ve worked hard, played hard, and now it’s time to slow down and enjoy your golden belt. Best of luck on this next chapter in life buddy. Hope to see you around! Happy retirement.
  1. I am so happy for you! I always knew you would be successful. Your work ethic is second to none and one day you will be president! I was so scared to start this new chapter in my life, but you are the first person I thought of when it happened. I am really glad you found me as well as I found you. I couldn’t have done it without your support.
  1. You deserve this. I remember that day when you said you wanted to be an artist for children and make kids the happiest people in the world. Happy retirement dear.
  1. Your visions are so great and wild, that you somehow make them a reality. I just hope I can say I never stopped believing in you! It is so hard to believe that it has taken me this long to be your friend. You are sweet and caring and beautiful, inside and out! Have a wonderful retirement.
  1. 50 years ago today you made your way into this world. When I think back on what happened over those 50 years I feel awed and amazed. You have achieved things that few ever come close to accomplishing. I am so very proud of what you have done and even more proud to be your friend! Congratulations!
Retirement Congratulations Letter To Friends
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  1. I remember when we first met and for some reason, you kept talking to me. I didn’t understand why. I had been out of the dating game for so long and found it difficult to trust new people. But you were different – while others tried to impress me, you tried to listen and learn about me. You would tell me all your deepest secrets but tried to learn mine first. Trusting in you was difficult at first but over time I could see that you were a true friend. Congratulations on your retirement, I can now get to have you to myself completely.
  1. As you take the next steps in your life, I want to take this opportunity to congratulate you on your retirement. From the time we first met in college, I have respected you tremendously. Your loyalty and dedication provide a great example to all those around you. I’m proud to call you my friend!
  1. I am so lucky to be able to call you my friend. The sunsetting of your career has been my favorite memory since I met you in high school. I can only hope that your retirement years are full of joy and contentment. I wish nothing but the best for you and your family.
  1. I don’t know what I will do without you! You have shaped who I am in so many ways. I can’t even begin to describe how much you mean to me and how grateful I am for all the things you have done for me. Happy retirement.
  1. You are the most amazing friend and co-worker a girl could ask for and it will be so hard to say goodbye soon. Enjoy retirement and hopefully, we can meet up at a later date!
  1. I’m going to miss you so much when you are finally gone. You’ve been a great friend for years and I appreciate it. I know everything will turn out great for you, especially now that you can finally relax and breathe! Wishing you the best in your retirement from the force!
  1. I am going to miss my friend so much! When I came to work here three years ago, I knew I would like you and our little corner. But I didn’t expect to meet the best co-worker on this side of the Pacific Ocean! Congratulations on your retirement.
  1. Your friendly and positive attitude reminds me of home. Thank you for being there through the good times and bad. Your friendship will be missed but never forgotten. Good luck with your retirement.
  1. Time has flown by while I’ve worked hard to bring happiness to the world. It’s been a wonderful journey full of friends and family, challenges, and fun, but I am ready for the next stage, working without you, happy retirement buddy.
  1.  So today you are retiring knowing that you have accomplished what you set out to do: be a visionary in the field of happiness and healthcare! Your friendship means the world to me, it has made all my dreams come true. Thank you for being there for me during good times and bad. 
  1. Your friendship has been a huge impact on my life. You have been there for me when I needed you the most and I am so grateful. I look forward to celebrating more of life’s moments with you.
  1. I want to thank you for everything you have done for me. You’ve always been there for me and I appreciate it immensely. I will never forget our friendship. You’re a great guy and I hope everything works out for you!
  1. I feel honored to know you and call you my friend. Your friendship has been a special gift to me and I couldn’t have gotten through these past few months without your love, support, and guidance. I’ll miss the times we shared eating lunch by the window or sitting on the dock watching the sunset together. Happy retirement buddy.
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  1. Everything I know about living and this job, I learned from you, and while it might seem like there’s not much time to pass, I hope that we’ll be able to get together as often as we can. Congratulations on your retirement.
  1. I’m not often speechless, but you managed it. Words cannot describe how much I’m going to miss you daily. You are a fantastic colleague, the best friend anyone could ever ask for, and so very much more. Time is cruel sometimes and no one knows this better than me, but we will always have Madrid and that’s something worth cherishing…
  1. Well, I know it’s been a long time coming. You deserve every minute of vacation you get and more. Good luck with everything and enjoy life! All my best to you buddy!
  1. You are such a good friend. A lot of friends could learn from you. You go above and beyond for your friends, no matter what. You’re always there to give advice or comfort. I know you will do so in your retirement. Best wishes for the many years to come!
  1. I don’t know what to say, but I hope you’re going to be happy for the rest of your life. You’ll be a great retiree and friend. I love you like a brother.
  1. Congratulations and best wishes on your retirement. May you relax and enjoy yourself a little more!
  1. Thank you for all those laughs, ups, and downs. You have made life interesting and fun. I will think of you on the beach sipping martinis and meeting many interesting people. All the best my dear friend!
  1. I can’t imagine my life without you in it, and I can’t imagine how long it’s been since we first met. As the years go on, the more I find myself thinking of you and missing some of those silly moments we had at work. Do enjoy your retirement.
  1.  You’ve been an inspiration to me and an integral part of my life and I couldn’t ask for a better friend. Wishing you all the best in your retirement!
  1. You’re a living example of what a life well-lived looks like. I have watched you over the last forty years and have been inspired by your zest for life and rich relationships with people that love you in return. Enjoy your retirement
  1. You are indeed an example of “it is better to give than to receive”. My best wishes go out to you my friend, as you enter this next phase of your journey. Congratulations on your retirement.
  1. You are one of the few people I can say is my best friend. Thanks for everything you have done for me throughout the years, especially when I needed you most. I am grateful to call you my friend and happy you have a great new chapter to write in your life. Best wishes on your retirement buddy!
  1. I couldn’t be happier that this day has arrived. You have made a huge difference in my life and will always have a special place in my heart. I can’t wait to sing at your celebratory party and toast to the good times we’ve had together! May your days be sunny, your friends be true, and your spirits be high!
  1. Today is a big day for you. I’m so glad we became friends, I can’t imagine how different my life would be without you in it. Happy retirement bro.
  1. All of your support and wisdom helped me through the hardest times in my life and lifted me when I was at my lowest. Never will I forget what you’ve done for me. Thank you so much! Congratulations on your retirement.

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  1. I have watched you over the years as you have encouraged and inspired others. You are far kinder and more compassionate than most people I know. Through all the tears, surgeries, and treatments, your faith, courage, strength, and happy heart never wavered. Happy retirement.
  1. We celebrated with a cake that said I want to be like you when I grow up. So now it is time for you to set aside your hard hat and reflect on all that you have done here. Today we celebrate your retirement, tomorrow.
  1. We have watched you grow from a young boy to a mature man. We have seen you do so much and overcome every obstacle in your path. It is impossible to put into words what you have done for us as well as everyone else that you love, yet we would like to show our appreciation for everything that you have done for us by giving you this retirement card. 
  1. Your retirement letter is going to be a great start to a brand new chapter in your life, I just wanted to wish you the best and send you a little “thank you” for always being there for me. To my best friend in the world, Congratulations!
  1. Dear pal, I couldn’t be happier for you. I wanted to take a minute and share in your joy and give you my best wishes. Everything you have done has been incredible from serving your country to joining the police force. It has been an honor to call you my friend. Now it is time for you to enjoy the sunshine and beauty of retirement! Congratulations!!!
  1. I have known you for 25 years, and for more than half of that time, you have been my friend. I am so happy that we found each other all those years ago. I wish you the best in retirement and hope you will always find a reason to smile.
  1. Happy retirement from your friend. I hope you have had an enjoyable time with all your friends and family over the years. You deserve every bit of happiness for the years you have helped others. Good luck with all your future endeavors, and keep in touch!
  1. Happy retirement Dear You’ve been a good friend to me throughout our friendship. I will remember the years we spent laughing together, working together, and our crazy adventures. It is my pleasure to congratulate you on your new position. Congratulations!
  1. I hope you never stop chasing your dreams. I pray that you live every day to its fullest. Because of you, I have achieved my life-long dream. You’re an inspiration to everyone and a true example of what a person should be. Have a wonderful retirement.
  1.  I would not be here if it weren’t for you and I hope that you know how great life is after retirement! Congratulations and best wishes for a golden future!
  1. Retirement doesn’t seem to be in our vocabulary. We have been friends forever and I am so glad that you are my best friend. You will always have my full support and love! I can’t wait to see where life takes us.
  1. You have served our company admirably for thirty-eight years. Today we’d like to thank you for your dedication and counsel as you embark on your retirement. 
  1. We’re delighted to announce that we will leave a seat open for you at the monthly executive committee meetings so that you may always be a voice for our company. I sincerely hope you enjoy your retirement and all the pleasure it brings.
  1. I can’t believe it’s your last day! You’re one of a kind, but all good things must come to an end. I can honestly say that you are my best friend, and I will miss having you around. You’ll be in my thoughts and prayers until we meet again…
  1. I just wanted to wish you a heartfelt retirement. I know you have worked hard and are going to love your new life and adventures. 
  1. Retirement is just around the corner so soon, and I want to tell you that whether you retire early or are still working I will always be happy to see you!
  1. I am so happy that you were able to find success and enough money to retire at such a young age. You are the most hardworking and honest person I know. I wish nothing but the best for you in the future, and if you ever get bored just remember I am home waiting to hear from you.
  1. I don’t know where to start. We’ve been friends for so long and you’ve always been there for me. Today is your retirement… You’re retiring from a job that you have loved doing. You will now have time to work on your most important project ever “you”. I am so happy for you and I wish you the best in all of your endeavors.
  1. I want you to know how much I have enjoyed our almost 30 years of friendship. You have overcome many trials and tribulations, but those only strengthen your character. You will always be one of my closest friends and I am so proud of you for all that you have done.
  1. Never in my wildest dreams did I ever imagine that we would still be friends 10 years later. Now that you’re retiring I can only hope that we will get the chance to hang out much more. You are the light to my dark, joy to my pain, love to my hate. I love ya bud! Have a wonderful retirement.
  1. Thank you for everything. You came into my life at the time I needed it most. You are a true friend, and I thank God for putting you in my life. Happy retirement pal.
  1. I am so proud of you and everything you have done. I think of you as more than just a friend, but a sister. You are my favorite person in the whole world and the last 10 years have gone by too fast! It’s been great knowing you and I can’t wait to see what the future brings us! I wish you a happy retirement.
  1. Today is your special day! I want to congratulate you on your hard-earned retirement from the Marine Corp. and thank you for serving our country. Even though this is your last day, the friendship and love you gave throughout your time of service live on in all of us that were lucky enough to know you.
  1. You don’t know how much I will miss you. You’ve been a good friend and an even better colleague. I wish you all the best for your retirement, only the best!
  1. You are my good friend and co-worker. You have been there for me when I needed a guide, con, confidant, and friend. Have no fear as we will always be friends and I am so glad to call you that! You are one of the most amazing people I know, full of love and a joy to be around! Happy retirement.

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