Dave Chappelle, George Lopez, Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley and Eddie Griffin were among those in attendance at the funeral in New Jersey, and many of them took to social media to post their tributes as well.
"Tonite we joined Family n Friends to pay tribute and lay to rest our brother the Legendary #charliemurphy @neilbrennan @realdlhughley @georgelopez @eddiegriffin @donnellrawlings @davechapelle (sic)", he wrote. Cedric wrote on Instagram.
He captioned the touching snap: "Darkness is spreading.Paying last respects to brother Charlie Murphy".
Comedian Donnell Rawlings, also in the photo, posted his own angle with the caption: "We love you charlie RIP keep doing it big".
The most popular story turned into a skit was about the late musician Rick James, with whom Charlie had a love-hate relationship, which led to hilarity. Dude [Murphy] changed my life. So amusing. So weird...
In a statement to E! The performers, all friends of the late comedian, were clad in black. "We respectfully ask for privacy during this time of great loss for all of us".