Comedian Charlie Murphy Laid to Rest

PASADENA, CA – DECEMBER 04: Comedian Charlie Murphy performs during his appearance at The Ice House Comedy Club on December 4, 2013 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Michael Schwartz/WireImage)

Charlie Murphy‘s friends and family said farewell for the last time during the late comedian’s funeral service in New Jersey on Wednesday.

One week after Murphy’s passing, some of his closest comedy peers gathered to pay their respects, taking to social media to share the moment with his fans.

Among the guests were Dave ChappelleGeorge LopezEddie GriffinAffion CrockettDonnell Rawlings and Cedric the Entertainer, who took to Instagram to share a photo of them all standing together to celebrate their friend’s life.

Charlie Murphy died on April 12 in a New York City hospital after an ongoing battle with leukemia. His death came as a surprise to many as it was not publicly known that he was so severely ill.

His family shared a statement a few hours after the announcement, thanking his fans for their ongoing support and condolences.

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Source: BET