Comedy Legend John Witherspoon Dead at 77

Comedian John Witherspoon (pictured right) has died at 77, his family revealed in touching tributes to ‘one of the hardest working men in show business’. The Friday star passed away at his Sherman Oaks home on Tuesday and the cause of death is yet to be announced but his actress wife Angela (pictured inset) shared Wednesday that she was ‘just in shock’. Witherspoon was also survived by his sons Alexander and J.D. and in an emotional social media post (pictured left), J.D., the fellow comedian in the family shared what an inspiration his ‘best friend’ and hero’ was.

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SOURCE: Daily Mail