March 1, 2021
[City], [State] [Zip Code]
I need to request time off work because I must go to a funeral for my [Relationship] who passed away on [Day], [Month] , . I will be traveling to [Location] on [Date] for the funeral, and expect to be gone for [#] days. I expect to be back at work on [Date].
While I am absent from work, I anticipate that the following assignments will need to be covered by someone else:
When I return to work after this funeral, I anticipate that I will be able to do the following to assist with catching up from my time gone:
I appreciate you considering my request for time off. I apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause the company, and the short notice that I am providing to you.
Please let me as soon as possible about my time off request. I can be reached, on my phone at [000-000-0000], with any questions while I am gone from work.