Comedian and actor John Witherspoon has passed away at the age of 77.
It is with deep sadness we have to tweet this, but our husband & father John Witherspoon has passed away. He was a Legend in the entertainment industry, and a father figure to all who watched him over the years. We love you “POPS” always & forever.
– The Witherspoon Family pic.twitter.com/ov9P34kaMn
— John Witherspoon (@John_POPS_Spoon) October 30, 2019
I’m devastated over the passing of John Witherspoon. Life won’t be as funny without him. pic.twitter.com/gtmiZiEppP
— Ice Cube (@icecube) October 30, 2019
REST IN LOVE, Pops! Although John Witherspoon was most notably known for his roles in “Friday,” “Next Friday,” “Last Friday,” and “The Boondocks,” he made you laugh till’ your sides hurt in every role he played. Here’s a thread of pure funny. ⬇️ #JohnWitherspoon #RIP pic.twitter.com/V3Y4vzCdP3
— ShakariSBriggs (@ShakariSBriggs) October 30, 2019
— Kiss_My_Asé (@Kiss_My_Ase) October 30, 2019
— Robbie Daymond (@robbiedaymond) October 30, 2019
This is a tough one😔😔 We send our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and fans of #JohnWitherspoon and his untimely death. We will always carry him in our hearts. Rest easy, #GRANDDAD. pic.twitter.com/fPyDqQH25Z
— The Boondocks ™ (@THE_BOONDOCKS) October 30, 2019
— frank gallagher (@_aleyc) October 30, 2019