John Witherspoon Laid To Rest In Star Studded Celebration


The stars showed up in full force to say goodbye to comedian and actor John Witherspoon.

Celebs in attendance included his best friend David Letterman, Ice Cube spoke as well about how much joy Witherspoon bough to his life!  R

Regina King wasn’t able to attend the services that were held on Tuesday, but sent a touching video message!

Cedric the Entertainer, Chris Tucker and more were also in attendance to pay their final respects to the famed actor and comedian!

His career — which started in stand-up comedy — spanned more than 5 decades … and included his unforgettable roles as Ice Cube’s father in the “Friday” movies, Granddad on “The Boondocks” and Pops on “The Wayans Bros.”

Witherspoon, as you recall, 77, died unexpectedly last week in L.A. He is survived by his wife and two sons.

photo cred: TMZ