Comedian and radio personality Patrice O'Neal died at 41 at a New York-area hospital on Tuesday morning as a result of a stroke he suffered back in October after a long battle with diabetes. Patrice O'Neal is survived by his wife, Vondecarlo Brown, his stepdaughter, Aymilyon, his sister, Zinder, and his mother, Georgia.
Jonathan Brandstein, Patrice O'Neal's manager, said the family wished to thank "all of the fans and friends who have expressed an outpouring of love and support for Patrice these past weeks." "Many of us have lost a close and loved friend; all of us have lost a true comic genius” Jonathan Brandstein said in a statement. Charlie Sheen who had been fired from the hit CBS comedy “Two and a Half Men” in September tweeted: "The entertainment world as well as the world at large lost a brilliant man. Patrice O'Neal was a regular guest on the program “Opie & Anthony Radio Show” and was a familiar face at some New York City TV shows such as "Chappelle Show," "The Office," and "Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn. Patrice O'Neal’s death was announced on Twitter by Opie of the Opie & Anthony Radio Show on Sirius/XM satellite radio: “Yes, it’s true that our pal Patrice O’Neal has passed away,” Opie tweeted. “The funniest and best thinker I’ve ever known PERIOD. #devastated." The details of his funeral will be updated soon.
41-year-old Patrice O'Neal was dead at a New York-area hospital on Tuesday morning, November 29, 2011
The cause of Patrice O'Neal’s death is said due to his long battle with diabetes which resulted in a stroke he suffered on October 19, 2011
The poor comedian was also a regular on Comedy Central's Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn for two years and performed on The Late Show With David Letterman and Late Night With Conan O'Brien
No word yet on funeral arrangements of Patrice O'Neal who is survived by his wife, Vondecarlo Brown; his step daughter, Aymilyon; sister Zinder and his mother, Georgia
Vondecarlo Brown, a New York based independent artist and talented musician is married to Comedian Patrice O’Neal who her title track “Honest Righteousness” is about
Vondecarlo Brown is also known as Von O’Neal or Yvonne O’Neal
Vondecarlo Brown and Patrice O'Neal dated for years before deciding to get married
Patrice O'Neal's wife Vondecarlo Brown was by her hubby’s side when the comedian, a diabetic suffered a terrible stroke last month
Patrice O'Neal Dead: Comedian is Survived by Wife Vondecarlo Brown, Funeral Arrangements are Pending