On April 17th, 2017 Heaven received another angel when actor and comedian, Charlie Murphy lost his battle with Leukemia. The older brother of actor and comedian Eddie Murphy, rose to stardom as the standout cast member on Comedy Central’s ‘Chappelle Show.’ His stories became famous, and his Rick James and Prince tales are some of the most memorable of the entire series.
Dave Chappelle was among some of the industries biggest comedians who came out to pay their respects at Murphy’s funeral. Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez, Affion Crockett and Donald Rawlings, Eddie Griffin were also among the friends of Murphy who honored him with their presence.
Murphy leaves behind his wife, Tisha Murphy and their 3 children. R.I.P. Charlie Murphy. You will be missed.