Actor/comedian Fred Willard died in his home at 6:45 p.m. on May 15. He was 86 years old.
Fred Willard’s death certificate additionally expresses that the Ohio-local was mourned in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles on May 26.
At the time of his demise, his daughter Hope Mulbarger disclosed to PEOPLE her dad kicked the bucket “calmly.” Hope told PEOPLE in a statement.
My father passed away very peacefully last night at the fantastic age of 86 years old. He kept moving, working, and making us happy until the very end. We loved him so very much!
Willard’s demise came under two years after his better half Mary passed away at 71. The pair had been hitched since 1968 and had one girl.
Fred, whose various credits remember Best for Show, Everybody Loves Raymond, This Is Spinal Tap, and Modern Family was recalled by his numerous costars.
“A fond farewell to Mr. Fred Willard,” actress Jamie Lee Curtis, whose husband Christopher Guest had worked with Willard extensively over the years, wrote in an Instagram tribute.”How lucky we all are that we got to witness his great gifts. Thanks for the deep belly laughs. You are now with Mary. Home safe.”
Another tweet was from wrote his Modern Family costar Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who wrote, “Rest In Peace sweet @Fred_Willard,” “You will always be a true original and I am so honored that our lives intersected. No one will ever come close to replacing your genius.”
Fellow star added Judd Apatow added, “Fred Willard could not have been funnier. He was pure joy. And the sweetest person you could ever meet.”
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