If you like to laugh, you're going to miss Patrice O'Neal. And his fellow comedians may miss him even more.
Added Sarah Silverman: "RIP Patrice O'Neal. You made us laugh til we cried."
And the tributes kept pouring in from those who are far more used to punchlines...
Kevin Smith: "I shared some air & some air time with the man on O&A & he was always funny & thoughtful. Patrice - He WILL be missed."
Seth Myers: "RIP Patrice O'Neal. A day spent watching clips of him on-line is a day well spent."
Bob Saget: "Patrice O'Neal. So damn funny and so smart and such a giant heart."
Jeff Ross: "Sad to hear about the passing of Ed O'Neal, a great actor. Wish I knew him better. #denial."
Questlove: "So grateful i got to see Patrice Oneal do his last NYC gig. man this is so devastating. he truly was one of my favorite comics. RIP."
Sinbad: "One of the funniest comics I know Patrice Oneal died last nightafter previously suffering from astoke [sic]. I pray for yours."
Kevin Nealon: "Patrice O'Neal. Patrice O'Neal. Patrice O'Neal. Patrice O'Neal. Patrice O'Neal. Patrice O'Neal. Patrice O'Neal. Can't say it enough. RIP."
Nick Cannon: "An amazing comedian and an even better person. RIP Patrice O'Neal."
Neal Brennan: "Patrice O'Neal. I will miss you forever."
Dave Coulier: "RIP Patrice O'Neil. Brilliant comedian."
Colin Quinn: "Thanks to everybody for the Patrice ONeal comments. One of a kind. In heaven right now, charming half and infuriating half, then reversing."
Jim Gaffigan: "RIP Patrice O'Neil. Undeniably brilliant."
Anthony Jeselnik: "Goodbye, Patrice O'Neal. I didn't know you well. But I knew you'd never miss Thanksgiving."
Joe Rogan: "RIP to my friend Patrice O'Neal, a great thinker, a great comic, and a great human being. He had a truly unique perspective on this world."
David Alan Grier: "RIP Patrice Oneal...Amazing artist. Your voice n spirit will b missed."
Aziz Ansari: RIP Patrice O'Neal.
Chris Jericho: "Sad to hear about Patrice O'Neal...I met him when he was a WWE writer and worked w him many times. Sweet guy and very funny! God bless u man."
Dane Cook: "I started my career w/ Patrice O'Neal. He was 1 of the best ever. Fond memories of road gigs, late night eats & laughs."
Loni Love: "Patrice O'Neal passes away at 41..Make God Laugh my funny Brother in Comedy...I will miss you."
Lisa Lampanelli: "RIP, Patrice O'Neal. So glad we got to chat one last time a few years back. A true gentleman."
Nick DiPaolo: "Please say a prayer for my friend Patrice O Neal..truly one of the funniest guys to ever walk the planet..RIP Big Man."
Russell Simmons: "RIP Patrice."
Doug Benson: "A sad day for comedians and comedy in general."