John Witherspoon’s funeral was totally filled with love in everyone’s hearts as they held on to the memories they individually shared with him. His sudden death was a shocker to everyone and the social media lines went crazy.
Stars like Cedric the Entertainer, David Letterman, George Wallace and Chris Tucker gathered at Forest Lawn National Park in Glendale, Calif., on Tuesday for the actor’s funeral. Witherspoon’s manager Alex Goodman confirmed a week prior that he died at 77 in Los Angeles. No cause of death was released.
Ice Cube, George Wallace, David Letterman, Mike Epps, Shawn Wayans, Cedric the Entertainer, and others had kind words to say at the funeral. They shared funny stories and how much John meant to them being part of their personal growth in Hollywood. John Witherspoon was black Hollywood elite. Who else gets to be great friends with David Letterman for 37 years?