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Bernie Mac Funeral

Updated on January 23, 2011

Bernie Mac Funeral Service 1957-2008

Where is Bernie Mac Buried?

Washington Memory Gardens Cemetery, 701 Ridge Road, Homewood, Illinois, 60430, Cook County, Illinois, USA.

A funeral service for comedian Bernie Mac was conducted Saturday, August 16th. King of Comedy, Bernie Mac, passed away early Saturday morning, August 9, 2008 at a Chicago hospital with complications related to pneumonia.

Bernie Mac joins the tragic list of brilliant comedians like Chris Farley, Phil Hartman, Andy Kauffman and John Belushi, funny men whose lives have been cut short in their prime. Mac was best known for his weekly television show the Bernie Mac show and his movie appearances in Ocean's 13, Charlie's Angels and more.

Bernie Mac is survived by his wife of over 30 years, Rhonda and his daughter, Je'Niece. The comedian is said to have wooed his wife by saying "Girl, you better come on board this train, because I'm going to be rich." Bernie Mac went on to charm the rest of America and his beaming smile and sharp wit will be greatly missed.

"Bernie Mac's Death: What Happened",

Bernie Mac Funeral Held Sat, August 16

House of Hope, Chicago

"The world just got less funny."

- George Clooney

In Memory of Bernie Mac

If you'd like to honor Bernie Mac, in lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Bernie Mac Foundation for Sarcoidosis, 40 E. Ninth St., Suite 601, Chicago IL 60605.

Bernie Mac Soul Men

Bernie Mac Soul Men
Bernie Mac Soul Men

Bernie Mac Samuel L Jackson Movie Soul Men

Release Date November 14, 2008

We have the chance to enjoy one final performance with Bernie Mac singing with Samuel L Jackson in Soul Men. Apparently the pair do their own singing, playing bickering back-up singers who get back together for a reunion concert. No announcements have been made about pushing out the release date.

Bernie Mac's Final Movie Soul Men

Please share some of your favorite, funniest memories of Bernie Mac. Was it an episode on his television show or one of his live performances? If possible provides links.

Condolences, Memories, Tributes - Feel free to write what Bernie Mac meant to you.

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      7 years ago

      I am still not able to watch his tv show without feeling sad.

      Nice tribute to Bernie Mac, I miss him.


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      7 years ago

      Sadly missed. Loved his television show. Great idea for a lens.

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      Maurice Glaude 

      7 years ago from Mobile, AL

      Bernie Mac was just as hilarious in person as he was on stage. He's a genuine guy and so down to earth. I had the pleasure of entertaining him at my sisters house after the kings of comedy show. My sisters friend knew him from the HBO show Midnight Mac. I'll never forget the jokes and the stories he told. I was only a senior in High School age 17.

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      Paul Turner 

      7 years ago from Birmingham, Al.

      I liked Bernie Mac. Great memorial lens.

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      7 years ago

      i think that bernie mac was one of the greatest comics that ever lived may the good lord keep you ...r.i.p. brother bernie god bless you ...

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      7 years ago from Montreal

      RIP Bernie Mac, that guy knew how to make people laugh :)

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      9 years ago

      We all feel such a since of loss in our lives now that Bernie has gone home, but we all must remember that the new home that he has been called to is truly a wonderful one that God has prepared for our beloved Bernie Mac to find his everlasting peace love and joy in. My love and sympathy are with all who loved Bernie may he rest in peace! Remember to rejoice for a lamb has returned home. Embrace our brother Lord welcome him in to the kingdom of heaven with open arms!

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      Jeff Wendland 

      9 years ago from Kalamazoo, MI

      Bernie really was a funny comedian and a good actor. He is missed.

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      9 years ago

      man man man. bernie u were great. i will surely miss u. i ll never forget u and i will miss ur funny jokes and i will be getting your movie LIFE. good bless u. may u R.I.P.

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      10 years ago

      Bernic Mac, you will be thoroughly missed...we genuinely loved you and your profession...many laughts were brought to our home from you. We wish your family the best during their time of bereavement.

      Good Bless you.

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      10 years ago

      Bernie Mac you were the greatest. You will never be forgotten and no one can ever take your place. God Bless you and your Family.


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