Longest career as a grave digger (male)
Allen McCloskey
68:191 year(s):day(s)
United States (Galveston)

The longest career as a grave digger is 68 years 191 days, and was achieved by Allen McCloskey (USA), in Galveston, Indiana, USA, as verified on 4 November 2021.

Allen dug his first grave in 1952, and has since then dug graves at over 21 cemeteries. He dug graves by hand for five years before purchasing a backhoe.

Allen's family and community would like to recognize his achievement with a Guinness World Records title to honor all that he has given to them over the years.