Little Richard

  • Born: December 5, 1932
  • Died: May 9, 2020
  • Location: Los Angeles, California

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Flamboyant founder of rock 'n' roll...

Little Richard, an influential musician who helped create rock 'n' roll in the 1950s with hits including "Tutti Frutti," died Saturday, May 9, 2020, at the age of 87. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.


Condolence & Memory Journal

He inspired me and made the 60,s a great wonderul fun time. A truely great rock & roller. Will miss you.

Posted by Len Denny - Simcoe, ON - friend   December 05, 2020

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Posted by Matthew McGuire - Cheshire, CT   November 20, 2020

We. Will. Really. Miss. Little. Richard. He. Was. Such. a. Beautiful. Person. No. One. Can. Replace. Him. God. Bless. Him. And. Such. a. Beautiful. Voice. and. Caring. Person. Hope. I. See. Him. In. Heaven.

Posted by Diane Soares - Lackawanna, NY   October 13, 2020

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KING of ROCK N ROLL....Nobody could ROCK a crowd like Little Richard, He was definitely in a class of his own when it came to TALENT. Thanks for the most outstanding energetic performances ever witnessed on this place we call earth....PRAYERS & BLESSINGS

Posted by Valends Newell - Indianapolis, IN   October 11, 2020

My thoughts and prayers and my deepest condolences are with you and your family during your time of loss of Little Richard.
In this tough time in your life, may our friendship, sympathy and heartfelt condolences bring you comfort.
I will pray for your family during this difficult time. I will ask God to give you comfort, strength, and peace to his Family and many friends, and fans. His many songs as "Tutti Frutti", Rip it up, Etc is a song that many will NEVER be forgotten.
Please accept my condolences. I’ll be praying for you and your family.

Posted by Gary Gardner - Mustank, OK   September 14, 2020

Rest in peace dear one. You will never be forgotten.

Posted by JL Hall - Syosset, NY   September 08, 2020

I have bean listing to you every day i love you and miss you so much

Posted by Joey Pusateri - Barre   September 07, 2020

My condolences to Little Richard's family. I have always loved him and his music and he was so cute too. I had the Good Fortune to see him in Vegas perform. I feel so sad that he is passed away. I just simply loved him. Fan and friend

Posted by Fan - Friend   June 29, 2020

Deepest condolences to the Little Richard family, many, many friends, and fans. His many songs as "Tutti Frutti" is a song that many will NEVER be forgotten. May the God of comfort bless your grieving hearts with strength, loving kindness and peace as the world copes with loss the of Little Richard. May his music keep his memory alive forever and never forgotten.

Posted by PJ - RI   June 19, 2020

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What an awesome life he has lived. I always laugh, when he would say "Shut up". He was one of a kind artist and person no one can compare to him.

Posted by Denise B - Chattanooga, TN   June 14, 2020

little richard on full house

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thanks to u Little we have so many names out there Daryl Hall at his venue had your photo in it on his wall and i will cherish looking at it when i see it in videos!! god i miss u all the time please look after steve for me and my mama we both miss him so much!!!!!!

Posted by A friend   June 12, 2020

I loved Little Richard since I was six years old and heard him sing Goodnight Irene. RIP brother

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i'm terribly sorry to the family and friends to hear of Richard's passing he was an idol to me i was a huge fan of his my late husband loved his music too he'll never be forgotten my late husband was a cancer patient we lost him at age 57 feb 23 2016 he had pancreatic cancer my late hubby i 'm a cancer patient myself 2x i had kidney cancer while my husband was going but the doctors saved me just in time i'm 49 now! anyhow Little Richard thanks so much to u in heaven thank u so much for creating rock and roll it's my favorite type of music and i listen to music everyday i still have his disks i loved him his smile was so cute and face was adorable it was beautiful he was a very beautiful man that i'll never forget i cried since i heard he went but he's in rock and roll heaven as mike reno said about the late eddie money when we lost him last fall! my full sympathy to the Penniman Family god bless u all!!!!!!! XOXO Lea Nagelberg and the late Stephen Kamin (1958-2016)

Posted by A friend   June 11, 2020

I would like to express my deepest condolences to the family for the loss of a talented man, who will be remembered for his contribution to the music industry. He will be missed for his rock and roll music. He is an icon and a music legend. May you find comfort and strength in God during this time of sorrow.

Posted by A friend   June 11, 2020

I just loved him...he was so good looking I wish I had of met him......

Posted by pat nealy - dallas, TX - significant_other   June 10, 2020

Thank you for what you have done for us in this universe. May you continue to RIP

Posted by Dianna Newton - Champaign, IL - friend   May 29, 2020

To the Family, Friends and Fans of Little Richard;

It is sad that the world has lost one of the worlds best R&B entertainers. Loved to see him perform Tutti Frutti. No doubt be will be missed by all who knew him personally and professionally.

May you find comfort in knowing that those who have passed on in death God keeps in his memory because all are precious in his eyes. Psalms 116:15).

Respectively,

Posted by A friend   May 28, 2020

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God Bless you Richard youre in the hands of Jesus now!
Amen

Posted by Marla McDermott - Mount Juliet, TN - friend   May 27, 2020

You will be missed but the names will be forever. I give my condolences to the family.

Posted by Phillis - Washington, DC - friend   May 26, 2020

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Little Richard's legacy and music will live on and on,,,,,,,,

Posted by Raye Bowden - Detroit, MI   May 24, 2020

R.I.P. Piano man!
Play on in the
Heavenly Orchestra.

Posted by Mary Numa - Acquaintance   May 22, 2020

Thank you for your contribution to American musical history. Your music was high energy and your song tutti frutti is a good one. Elvis, you, chuck berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bill Haley and others revolutionized music in 1950s. My condolences to family of little Richard for your loss.

Posted by Joel DeHoyos - Carlsbad, TX   May 19, 2020

Thank you, Penniman family, for sharing him with us. Reverend Mr. Little Richard showed us his talent, intelligence, courage, skill, humor, devotion, and love. Our hearts are broken, but we are glad that he is at rest, in perfect body and health, surrounded by love for all eternity. You know he has really kicked up that heavenly choir! May you, and all who miss him be comforted by all this love from his fans and from a higher love.

Posted by Marilyn Goff - TX - acquaintance   May 18, 2020

Thank you for your gift of music and personality! May your spirit rest in heavenly peace.

Posted by Pamela Miles - Montlair, CA - friend   May 18, 2020

I grew up with idolizing Little Richard starting at about age ten. I have spent several days reviewing his life and music online. If I am ever free to Travel my first destination will be Macon.

Heartbroken miss him.

Cheryl Warren Detroit, Mi 5/18/20

Posted by Cheryl Warren - Detroit, MI - friend   May 17, 2020

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Little Richard was a one of a kind entertainer of his generation. He grew up during racism and he made it through. Not only was he talented a one of a kind dresser. he dressed from head to toe. No matter what the age group we just could not wait to see him performed. I loved when Little Richard said that he went to work really to help his mother after his father died. He was one of 12 children. Whenever Little Richard spoke , he was very humorous.Listening to little Richard speak he grew up in the church. God brought Little Richard back to where it all began, the church. God used little Richard to speak to all the entertainers and tell them about a Man named Jesus. My heart felt prayers are for all of Little Richard's family and friends.

Posted by Margaret Wrein - Durham, NC   May 16, 2020

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Our sympathies and condolences go out to the family of Little Richard.
My name is Stacey and I had the pleasure of meeting him through Johnny Otis at the Golden Hearts Awards Show in Los Angeles back in the 80's. He was a HUGE inspiration. He gave us some great music to dance to and brought a whole lot of joy into our lives. He was one of a kind. He will truly be missed and he will never be forgotten. May he rest in peace in the arms of the Lord.

Posted by Anthony and Stacey Blankenship aka StaTone - Fort Wayne, IN - friend   May 16, 2020

Rest in peace, condolences to the family and friends of Litte Richard. A man who did what he felt with passion.

Posted by A friend   May 16, 2020

RIP Little Richard thank you for what you have done for us in this universe. You may be gone but you will never be forgotten. My prayer go out to his family and friend.

Posted by Dianna Newton    May 15, 2020

LITTLE RICHARD USE TO SKIP DOWN THE STREETS OF TIFTON GA, BAREFOOT , GOING TO SING AT THE LOCAL BAPTIST CHURCH . SEEMS LIKE YESTERDAY .

Posted by Richard English - Los Angeles, CA - Friend   May 15, 2020

See you in heaven, I know you will rise with the first resurrection.

Posted by Friend - TN - friend   May 15, 2020

We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. Richard Penniman. He was our Dad's classmate in 7th Grade, and they ended up singing in some clubs in Macon. Our Dad's group, Mr. Penniman, James Brown, and Otis Redding were all there together. Condolences and prayers to his entire family.
The Childen of Rev. Harold McColumn, Sr.

Posted by Jennifer WALDBURG - Grovetown, GA - friend   May 14, 2020

Carl Thompson, There's a new star in the night sky, one that outshines all the others. This man has been inspiration for 45 years. I always knew he was alive somewhere, and that was good, now he's gone. And I really don't know yet how to handle this
God Bless you and yours Little Richard. You laid the foundation for some much and do many. Peace is yours now. But I will Keep A Knocking until I meet you again

Posted by A friend   May 14, 2020

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Rest In Peace, Little Richard. You live on in your music and the people you inspired. Where would Rock and Roll be without you?

Posted by Hyannis Canale - San Francisco, CA   May 14, 2020

I enjoyed pastoring him in Shelbyville TN. First SDA Church. He loved to hear the word. Our prayers go with his family.

Posted by James Owens - Shelbyville, TN - friend   May 14, 2020

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

Posted by William Paradise - Auburn, AL - family   May 14, 2020

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Rest In Peace Little Richard from the city of the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame.

Posted by Clifton S. Spencer III - Cleveland, OH   May 14, 2020

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

Posted by Nancy Allen - West Monroe, NY   May 14, 2020

Loved your music but love you more for your salvation Rest in God

Posted by Diane Catoe - Friend   May 14, 2020

I loved him so much my prayers are with the family

Posted by Paulacusimano65@gmail.com Cusimano - Cathedral City, CA   May 14, 2020

Great music.

Posted by T G - Los Angeles, CA - friend   May 14, 2020

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Great Gosh Almighty Richard!! Thank you for your years of friendship and the love you showed to Muhammad my dear friend..boy he loved your music.and thank you for the friendship of Jesup Christmas for all the years in Los Angeles..God bless you Richard..may God meet you at his gates..truly you loved Jesus..and yes as you always asked.."Victor..Jesus is coming soon??..right???.and I always said "yes Richard..he is" see you one day my dear brother ..gonna miss you....love you..Victor and Kathleen,Nina,Vincent and Samantha

Posted by Victor Solano - Los Angeles, CA - friend   May 14, 2020

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. R.I.P..

Posted by Charlie Terry - Student   May 13, 2020

Rip little Richard.

Posted by Charlie Terry - Athens, AL   May 13, 2020

Please accept our deepest condolences for your loss.

Posted by Mitchell Williams - Friend   May 13, 2020

Got to see Little Richard perform in El Paso, Tx

Posted by Raul Torres    May 13, 2020

AS YOUR DISTANT COUSIN NO WORDS WILL EXPRESS A LOSS TO THE WORLD!

Posted by RICKEY FORD - BOSTON, MA   May 13, 2020

I wish I could have met this great performer. He will be missed and never forgotten. He will live in our hearts. My deepest sympathy to all the family.

Posted by Linda Vincion - Chapel Hill, TN - friend   May 13, 2020

To his family I am so sorry for your loss. I wish I could have met him. He will be missed but he will never be forgotten. May he rest in peace knowing he was loved by many. I will keep all of you in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Linda - Friend   May 13, 2020

Great man. We met him in Shelbyville Tennessee where he attended church. Plz inform public of arrangements. Wanna pay our respects. Hope he in tullahoma.

Posted by Joseph Starr - Tullahoma, TN - friend   May 13, 2020

We met him at church in Shelbyville Tennessee. Kind sweet man. Gonna be missed. Where an when is funeral. Is it in tullahoma?

Posted by Joseph Starr - Tullahoma, TN - friend   May 13, 2020

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Posted by Shirley Caldwell - Knoxville, TN   May 13, 2020

I remember hearing Little Richard for the first time at the age of three told my dad I want to sing like him Chuck Berry and Jerry Lee Lewis I did there songs through my career even though I was raised on country. Thank you Richard for the inspection and all the respect you always showed me
See you in heaven my friend Julie Richmond

Posted by Julie Richmond - Nashville, TN - friend   May 13, 2020

May the memories you cherished together warm your hearts when you feel sad. May the God of tender mercies comfort you through the grieving process.

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May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

Posted by Bertidean Alexander - Friend   May 13, 2020

God be with you little Richard RIP

Posted by Michele Licci - cheyenne, WY   May 13, 2020

Rest in the arms of jesus mr pennyman

Posted by John Richards - Fort wayne, IN - friend   May 13, 2020

To family, friends and fans, we grieve as one. Sympathy and condolences to all, along with our prayers. My husband and I did not miss watching Little Richard on the television shows. Even though we never met him, we considered him our friend. He will be missed.

Posted by Ulysses Bowie - Friend   May 13, 2020

Sorry to hear of his passing.
I loved watching him perform, singing and playing his piano.
R.I.P.

Posted by A friend   May 12, 2020

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Posted by Larry& Cornelius - Friend   May 12, 2020

MY PRAYERS TO LITTLE RICHARD'S FAMILY. HE WAS A GREAT PERFORMER AND I'M ENJOYING HIS PERFORMANCES AND HISTORY.

Posted by PAT BOHANNON    May 12, 2020

Condolences to the Penniman family & the world of music.
Thank you for your boldness in sharing your talents & the truth about Rock music's origin. Because I'm a music educator, my students learned about you as a living Legend & your great contribution, Ambassador of Rock -n- Roll . You, your amazing personally & your music is undisputable. R.I.P.

Posted by Katrina Platt - Kenly, NC - teacher   May 12, 2020

Richard was a friend who never was to busy to give you time. We shared many stages and whever he knew we were on the same show he always called our rooms and reported in. Our hearts feel the void, his life earned him the title of King of Rock and Roll and Rhythm and Blues.
May God bring comfort and peace to his family and friends.
Never forgotten, forever loved
Sam Gooden & Fred Cash
The Impressions

Posted by Samuel Gooden - Chattanooga, TN   May 12, 2020

Back in the early 50's ,probably 1952, My friend & I went to see Little Richard perform , at the Tic Toc Club, on Broadway in Macon Ga. He wore a Cape & had pink streak thru his hair. He was just getting started! RIP , Prayers for the Family. I am 90 yrs old & remember it well.

Posted by Robert Murphy    May 12, 2020

Li'l Richard was a joy to meet when honored at Fisk University in 2019. His legacy shall live forever.
A. Laidye Askew

Posted by Laidye Askew - Nashville, TN - acquaintance   May 12, 2020

Sorry about little Richard passing i love him some much my mother have one date with little richard rest in piece little Richard i love you and always will

Posted by Tonvonnie Smith - Huntsville, AL - student   May 12, 2020

He will be miss.

Posted by John Greggs - Delanco, NJ - friend   May 12, 2020

My sincere condolences to Danny all the Penniman family. I hold many beautiful memories in my heart and I'm very thankful that Richard was in my life many years ago. RIP.

Posted by Stephanie - Friend   May 12, 2020

May the memories carry you through this very difficult time.My condolences to the family. May God fulfill his promise of binding up the brokenhearted. (Isa 61:1.)

Posted by janice - Friend   May 12, 2020

My condolences to the family. May God continue to give you comfort during this time.

Posted by Ann Sharfner    May 12, 2020

we went crazy when we first heard him the first time back in the mid 50s and I still get a chill today hearing him belt those favorites out, my feet yearning to rip it up !!! Rest In Peace !

Posted by Allen jr    May 12, 2020

Little Richard was a great singer and entertainer. He will be missed by all.

Posted by Tracy Carver - Tullahoma, TN   May 12, 2020

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.RIP Little Richard...

Posted by Debbie Detetta - Friend   May 12, 2020

Awwww. I'm so sad to hear of the passing of little Richard he was a wonderful man loved performing his music was awesome we loved his music. Rip Mr Richard you will be missed rest in peace with God till we all see each other in Heaven

Posted by Karen O'Hara - Belleville, IL   May 11, 2020

I grew up listening to your songs it brought joy and energy an I thankyou. RIP KING OF ROCK AND ROLL.

Posted by Crystal    May 11, 2020

My condolences to the family

Posted by Bernice Rose - Dallas, TX   May 11, 2020

Mr little Richard. God used you in a mighty. Way. With. All the talents. He. Gave. You. You. Always. Share. Your. Love for God. Where ever. Who. Went. Sleep. In peace. Until. Jesus. Comes. And. Take you. To. The heavenly. Kingdom never. Met. You. In life. Praying. To. Meet. You. In. The. Kingdom

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Posted by Sabr Abubakr - Columbus, OH - acquaintance   May 11, 2020

We lost a icon

Posted by Shanika BelcherChase - NY   May 11, 2020

My name is Michael Samuels. I went to one of Little Richard's concerts here in Washington DC years ago. He gave his best and full of energy. I was in front and he came up to me and shaked my hand and gave me his autograph. I loved him back in the day up until his passing. He was indeed the true king of rock and roll. My sincere Condolences to him and his family. They should celebrate him like they did Prince. He will be missed.

Posted by Michael Samuels - Oxon Hill, MD   May 11, 2020

Richard, may you rest in peace. I fondly remember you. God bless you.

Posted by Angela Calabro - Manchester, NJ   May 11, 2020

It is sad to see great talent leave us. However, your beautiful music will remain. Rest well you beautiful, multi-talented man.

Posted by Marie Porter - SC   May 11, 2020

Little Richard you are the true King of Rock and Roll i am blessed to have seen you and Chuck Berry many Times . Everything you touched turned to Gold. Your Solo on BTO's Take it like a Man is second to none. Your performance As Orvis Goodnight in Down and Out on Beverly Hills should have earned you an Oscar. Your performance in Mystery Alaska was amazing. Thank you for all the great Music Godspeed.

Posted by Gary Cotugno - Riverhead, NY - acquaintance   May 11, 2020

RIP Little Richard you were a very talented and entertaining person. I loved watching you perform since I was a young girl . The way you looked was mesmerizing to me. You were way ahead of your time that's for sure. I have to admit even as an older man you were still very handsome. You always gave your all to every performance and I loved the way you sang your songs. They were full of energy and a zest for life which I loved because you couldn't help but move to the music .
Thank you for giving us such a wonderful memory of such a talented man. I will never forget you Rest in peace

Posted by Gina B. - Montreal, QC   May 11, 2020

Blessings...

Posted by - IL   May 11, 2020

My condolences to Little Richard family. I saw him perform so many times in Macon Ga. Love you little Richard. Now you are singing and dancing with the angels. RIP

Posted by Sandra Kemp - Acquaintance   May 11, 2020

Wow, he truly was the father of rock and roll. Truly an amazing entertainer. His legacy will live on forever. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort the family during this extremely difficult time.

Posted by A friend   May 11, 2020

I used to say I would chase Little Richard all the way down Market St. in San Francisco screaming. I was his biggest fan. RIP

Posted by Pat - Friend   May 11, 2020

Deepest sympathy to the extended family of this HALL OF FAMER. We will have his music forever for each generation to enjoy. Keep all your fond memories close to your heart till you meet again. God Bless

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To the family of Little Richard I am deeply sorry for your great lost. I have watched Richard perform for many years and I could never get enough of his "Shut Up" oh how I would crack up every time he said that. He was such a great performer and I will truly miss him.

Posted by dianne bryant - savannah, GA   May 11, 2020

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Prayers and Thoughts are with you all at this difficult time. Peace be with you sir. GOD BLESS YOU.

Posted by Diana Clendenin - ASTON, PA   May 11, 2020

We truly enjoyed all his music. We offer our sincere condolences to the family. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort you all during this difficult period.

Posted by A friend   May 11, 2020

RIP..an african american angel. Your voice, inspiration, influence and legacy will live on forever.
Your loyal admirer and patron,
Jo

Posted by Jo Logan - Virginia Beach, VA - friend   May 11, 2020

LIttle Richard, a true legenary singer, comedian and all around musical entertainer will be missed. He set the tone, for Rock and Roll musicians who followed, after him. My prayers are extended to the family.

Posted by S. Boyd - Memphis, TN - Friend   May 11, 2020

What unbridled joy there was in his music...and could anything wear out a pair of oxfords faster than dancing to it? There will never be another Little Richard, and we send our condolences to his loved ones.

Posted by A friend   May 11, 2020

He was one of the best showman that ever lived

Posted by Edith Strong    May 11, 2020

Richard "Little Richard" Wayne Penniman, 19322020, will forever be remembered as one of the founding fathers of rock & roll, USA and Worldwide. His incredible music and musical genius will live on in ALL of our hearts and throughout eternity.

Dr. Charles L. Singleton,
The Family Journal, USA & Overseas

Posted by Charles L. Singleton - Summerville, SC - acquaintance   May 11, 2020

Rest in peace Richard. You are the true king of rock n roll. Thank you for countless hours of incredible entertainment. You will be missed but your music lives on forever. God bless.

Posted by bob flynn - netcong, NJ   May 11, 2020

My condolences go out to the family of Little Richard. So sorry for your loss. What a entertainer!

Posted by LeeT - TN   May 11, 2020

I loved Little Richard's music,saw him in concert on the New Haven green, was phenomenal!! Keep a rockin in Heaven Little Richard

Posted by Patty A. - New Haven, CT   May 11, 2020

My Condolences to the Family. RIP. Richard ❤ I loved your music. You will missed.

Posted by Beth - Friend   May 11, 2020

I am so sorry about the loss of Little Richard. What a loss of a legend! The family has my deepest condolences. As the days, weeks and months pass during this difficult time, may you continue to be surrounded and comforted with the love and support that is needed, by fond memories, and by knowing that Little Richard is safe in the memory of Almighty God.

Posted by Jenee    May 11, 2020

A great loss to the music world. prayers for you and your family.

Posted by Jacqueline Murray    May 11, 2020

Thoughts and prayers to the Pennamon family, truly sorry for your loss, he will be missed by so many.

Posted by A friend   May 11, 2020

My condolences to the family. May God fulfill his promise of binding up the brokenhearted. (Isa 61:1.)

Posted by A friend   May 11, 2020

Blessings to Little Richard for his courage to do what he felt as an artist! He encouraged many others as he opened the door! Rest in peace.

Posted by Antoinette Phillips - Philadelphia, PA   May 11, 2020

Dear Richard..God bless you and may God and his Angels welcome you at Heavens Gates..thank you for your friendship and our Spiritual talks..gonna miss you much...rest in God's arms Richard...love you Victor and Kathleen and Family

Posted by Victor Solano - Los Angeles, CA - friend   May 11, 2020

So sorry of his passing. Loved dancing to his music.

Posted by A friend   May 10, 2020

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RIP, Little Richard, You was one of the best. There is going to be one hell of a rock and roll show in heaven. My thoughts and prayers to your family. God seen you was tired, and took you home.

Posted by ROSEMARY T - TEMPLE, PA - Friend   May 10, 2020

At this heartfelt time I would like to share my deepest condolences to the son I'm deeply sorry for your loss long live Little Richard

Posted by Lisa Lumpkin Williams Athens Georgia - GA   May 10, 2020

I was introduced to him in preschool when I was 3 1/2 years old and my teacher had a record called Shake it all About. I was dancing to the Hokey Pokey with my class and then I got a cassette copy to listen to at home. He was a true legend

Posted by Leanna    May 10, 2020

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Posted by Lisa Dokuk    May 10, 2020

Thanks for sharing you ❤

Posted by Beth    May 10, 2020

My condolences to Little Richards family. He will be missed by his fans

Posted by Felicia Yates - Fayetteville, NC   May 10, 2020

Hi how are you I was writing to you to give my condolences to you and your family etc.. RIP. I will.miss him. He seemed like a nice person. I loved his movies music etc. Take care bye

Posted by Jody - Acquaintance   May 10, 2020

Always loved and respected. NEVER forgotten!

Posted by Kim Cook - Knoxville, TN - sister   May 10, 2020

One of my "favorite" tunes of ALL TIME is "Little Richard teaming up with Canned Heat"
and rockin; and rollin' to the tune of "ROCKING WITH THE KING" ! ( back in the late 60's ) What a PAIR ! What a VOICE !! "HE" was truly "the KING" of ROCK & ROLL !!!

Posted by JIM BOYER - Sacramento, CA   May 10, 2020

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Posted by teresa mccall    May 10, 2020

Good singer

Posted by Taiwan Chandler - Dallas - significant_other   May 10, 2020

I will miss you Little Richard, loved your music and you. RIP MY BROTHER

Posted by Charlene Rhea - Brentwood, TN - friend   May 10, 2020

A musical genius who gave his talent to the world and did it his way . He made us all feel good at some point and time . My pleasure to have been in his presence . My condolences to his family. Rest in Peace !!!!

Posted by Jeanette Eubanks Kelly - Palmetto, FL   May 10, 2020

Soaring into Heavens own Paradise, he is, I know this, Amen !

Posted by Jennifer - Acquaintance   May 10, 2020

May God continue to bless us with people like you Little Richard all ways and always.

Posted by C C - Flatbush Brooklyn, NY   May 10, 2020

Please except my deepest sympathies to you and your family, May God,Family & fiends to comfort you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Posted by Simone Taylor    May 10, 2020

I'm so sorry for your loss he was a great musician and I loved his music. I will never forget him and his music will always be with all of us.

Posted by Lorraine    May 10, 2020

RIP Little Richie prayers to the family

Posted by Helayne Bright - Marysville, MI   May 10, 2020

May God Bless you and keep you close as so many of your wonderful fans will. You have been a blessing to many people with your'e amazing and electrifying presents, you will never be forgotten and you will always be missed. Rest in piece my friend.

Posted by Maurice Knox - Columbia, MD   May 10, 2020

He was a very sweet man. Got to meet him in his house at a party. He is missed.

Posted by Donna Kline - Acquaintance   May 10, 2020

Rest in Peace Little Richard. May God give your family peace and comfort during these difficult times.

Posted by Carla    May 10, 2020

He was a great singer

Posted by Diana Shilling - Canal Whchstr, OH   May 10, 2020

Thank You for the great music, Rest in Peace

Posted by A friend   May 10, 2020

R.i.p. litle Richard

Posted by Pedro Acevedo - Bronx, NY - Friend   May 10, 2020

Have listened to his music all my life and will continue listening. Loved his music

Posted by Linda Schmidt - Conroe, TX - friend   May 10, 2020

Little Richard (19322020), one of the founding fathers of rock & roll

Posted by Grady Youngblood    May 10, 2020

First 45 rpm record I bought was Tuttie Fruttie. A pioneer of rock 'n roll and the music biz!

Posted by Jim K    May 10, 2020

We grew up with you,Chuck will meet you at the Gate, RIP

Posted by Ernest Stilwell - Orlando, FL - Friend   May 10, 2020

Rest well in your Heavenly Father arms Little Richard. You were well loved by so many in Georgia and far beyond. My mother and granny danced a lot on your songs. Your moves and songs will live on forever. Rest well L. R. The real man of rock and roll!!!

Posted by Ms c. Dillard - Athens, GA   May 10, 2020

My condolences to the family and friends of Little Richard.

Posted by Randall Colitz - Laguna Hills, CA - Friend   May 10, 2020

My Mother once met him at the Jacksonville Airport between planes, she said he was the kindest and most attentive person she ever met! I would have liked to personally thanked him! He was a great entertainer and I wish I had seen him in person! It is a Sad day in Georgia and a bright star has dimmed!

Posted by John Stevens    May 10, 2020

Condolences to the Family
May the God of comfort support you during this difficult time

Posted by A friend   May 10, 2020

I met Little Richard in 1992 when he was performing in Las Vegas. He was a "Real Cool Dude."

Posted by Antonio Halfmoon - Crestview, FL   May 10, 2020

A Great performer who will truly be missed.
Rest in Peace.

Posted by IRVING PRESSER - CORAL SPRINGS, FL - friend   May 10, 2020

WHAT A RIDE YOU HAD SIR! THANKS FOR ALL THE THINGS THAT YOU DID!

Posted by Joseph Breiner - Friend   May 10, 2020

RIP Little Richard , God Speed ! The founder of Rock and Roll ! You overcame a lot and they couldn't Stop YOU, could they !!!!!

Posted by Thomas Di Biasio - Cranston, RI   May 10, 2020

MAY GOD REST YOUR SOUL & PUT PEACE INTO EACH ONE'S HEART..THANKS FOR MEMORIES!! LOVED YOUR SINGING!!! -Ann Johnson-

Posted by Carrie Ann Johnson - Staunton, VA   May 10, 2020

I grew up in the 50's with the music of Little Richard and was privileged twice to see him in concert. The energy of his music still reverberates around the globe. Rest in Peace and Rock on in heaven.

Posted by andrew kelhart - Topton, PA - friend   May 10, 2020

R.I.P My thoughts and prayers are with the family

Posted by Dennis Arrowood - Inman, SC   May 10, 2020

R. I. P. You will surely be missed

Posted by Sandra Jones    May 10, 2020

My sincere condolences on the death of a truly talented musician. May God comfort and strengthen all of his family and friends in your time of sorrow.

Posted by A friend   May 10, 2020

Little Richard was fantastically talented! So sorry to his family. Sincere condolences.

Posted by Yvonne - MI   May 10, 2020

Rip Richard thanks for your music and showmanship. Yes Richard you were the ( King ) ... of rock and roll.

Posted by Johnny - Friend   May 10, 2020

Grew up in the 50s and 60s when music became so very important in our lives and has continued to be for me. Little Richard was instrumental in the music of the day and has remained relevant over the decades. What a loss to the music world. Irreplaceable. But the great thing about music is that we can continue to enjoy it forever. RIP, Richard. You will never be forgotten.

Posted by Ronnie Cook - Louisville, KY   May 10, 2020

The late "Li'l Richard" was an African-Amer. pioneer in the Rock/Roll era's earlier yrs. of the late-1950s with tunes like "Lucille"-"Jenny, Jenny"-""Rip It Up"-"Girl Can't Help It"-"Keep A Rockin'". He shall be deeply missed. May he R.I.P.

Posted by Christopher Hagee - Phoenixville, PA - Significant Other   May 10, 2020

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You were like no one I had ever seen; but your music opened my eyes and ears to great music. RIP

Posted by LOUISE WISINSKI - WEST ALLIS, WI - acquaintance   May 10, 2020

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Thank you Little Richard for all the joy & fun over the decades with your music & showmanship!! You surely made my youth more enjoyable!! You will be missed by all who loved you & your music!! Rest in peace!!

Posted by Charles Epstein - Brooklyn, NY   May 10, 2020

The world has lost unforgettable talent, so thankful for the music, may God be with the family in their time of sorrow.

Posted by A friend   May 10, 2020

Can't believe your gone. Always loved your music. Gone to soon. R.I.P Little RICHARD. ❤❤

Posted by Carolyn Hurd - Fairborn, OH   May 10, 2020

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Little Richard was such an amazing talent, funny, heartwarming. The world has lost a great talent today. May God grant you peace and you rock on in heaven. Rest in Peace!

Posted by D Serna - Thornton, CO   May 10, 2020

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he was one of a kind loved his music

Posted by beverly davies - santa rosa, CA - family   May 10, 2020

We have lost part of our childhood. Rest In Peace Little Richard!

Posted by Norman Ballow - Nephi, UT   May 10, 2020

ROCK ON RICHARD!

Posted by A friend   May 10, 2020

To the Family I very sorry to hear of Little Richard I Love his Music. I will be Praying for the Family.

Posted by Greg Adams    May 10, 2020

Richard remains REAL.

Posted by Andy Simons    May 10, 2020

Sorry to hear of the loss.

Posted by Ann Stokman    May 10, 2020

Play Richie go in peace what the Lord

Posted by A friend   May 10, 2020

Sorry of The Loss of our Home Town Hero You Will Be Missed Take Your Rest.!

Posted by Lola Strange - Macon, GA - acquaintance   May 10, 2020

Thank you for creating people like myself

Posted by Jim Cara - Wilmington, DE   May 10, 2020

Ittle Richard thanks for your wonderful music may you rest in heavenly peace.

Posted by Allen hammond - Friend   May 10, 2020

It was a pleasure to meet Lil Richard on the elevator in Memphis, TN. a number of years ago. He was very friendly and wanted to give me one of his books but his security didnt have one with them. I appreciated his down to earth personality. In this life its how you make people feel... he made me feel wonderful to have met him that day. Rest in heaven Lil Richard.
Gloria Hayes
SOUTHFIELD, MI

Posted by Gloria Hayes - SOUTHFIELD, MI - friend   May 10, 2020

You will be missed by many and never forgotten. My condolences to the family

Posted by Yvonne Thomas - Powell, TN - friend   May 10, 2020

As a former Maconite, and in memory of my parents - Rufus (Bubba) Jones, Mattie Vinson and friends Freddie Henderson (Green Street), Millie Ann Calhoun, all who knew Little Richard and his family, I send my heart-felt condolences. I can remember meeting Marquet at Millie's house in L.A. in 1969, when I just finished Junior High School. It was like old home, catch-up time and of course, Little Richard was part of the conversation. Years went by and everyone lost contact. But most of all, I would like to wish the whole family, PEACE, God's Love and Protection; Just Believe, Have Faith and Grace will guide you. God Bless You. He made Macon proud.

Posted by Harriette Jones - Sebastopol, CA   May 10, 2020

To the Family of Mr. Richard , Prayers and Thoughts are with you all at this difficult time. Peace be with you sir . God Bless You.

Posted by Diana Clendenin    May 10, 2020

So Sorry to hear you left us Richard. We shared the same Dec. 5th birthday. I grew up in Long Beach seeing
you and Jimi at Marina Palace in Seal Beach, and ROCKED to your records, along with Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy
Holly, Chuck Barry and many more. You were a Legend in Rock, and proud to have grown up with you

Posted by Ron Stender - Costa Mesa, CA - friend   May 09, 2020

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Little Richard I'm sure you are gonna be recognized now it's to bad you can't be here to know how much we loved your wonderful sense of humor you were one of a kind love you always

Posted by Maetta Banks - Muncie, IN   May 09, 2020

Hearing your voice could always brighten my day ,I just had to start dancing ! Just keep on singing and I will
get to meet you when that roll is called up yonder***

Posted by Elizabeth Klauka - Lapeer, MI - friend   May 09, 2020

You will always be one of my highlights of my life in the fifties.

Posted by Elizabeth Klauka - Lapeer, MI - grandparent   May 09, 2020

Heartfelt Condolences to the family of a great man and tremendous talent. The world has loss a very special man. RIP

Posted by A friend   May 09, 2020

Rest in Heavenly Peace!

Posted by Rosalind Thomas - Los Angeles, CA   May 09, 2020

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Little Richard made a cameo in Full House's Episode:" Too Little Richard Too Late" will be long missed!

Posted by A friend   May 09, 2020

Sending our condolences to Little Richard's family and friends. Another sad day for music. He was unique and there will never be another Little Richard. He may have been taken away but our memories of him nobody can take away. R.I.P. maybe one day we will meet again in a much better place.

Posted by Frank NC. - Friend   May 09, 2020

May your new travels on this next journey be more then you could ever imagine.

Posted by Tonja Rayley - Milwaukie, OR   May 09, 2020

What a great person I have loved him and his music a lifetime

Posted by Carmen Wilson - Desert hot springs, CA   May 09, 2020

I loved Little Richard. He was full of talent and such a likeable man! My sincere condolences to his loved ones!

Posted by Julia Jamison    May 09, 2020

RIP little Richard your voice and presants will be missed,I would love to hear you sing itsy bitsy spider,one more Time!!♥

Posted by Tracy Jones - Savannah, GA - friend   May 09, 2020

Rock On Lil Richard! Rock On!

Posted by Cassandra Herriford - Merrillville, IN   May 09, 2020

The world has lost a giant talent who will forever be remembered.. Richard's music was fantastic, enjoyed by his millions of fans. May he now rest in peace--his work is done. Jane M.

Posted by A friend   May 09, 2020

As long as I have been alive, there has been Little Richard. As long as I shall live, there will be Little Richard. He will always live in his Music.

Posted by rey criollo    May 09, 2020

RIP Richard it's been good knowing you all these years

Posted by Eleanor - Acquaintance   May 09, 2020

Lil' Richard was one of the last truly talented entertainers that once on stage or studio gave you a show you wouldn't soon forget. I'm glad to have known him and played his music.

Posted by Ken 'Spider' Webb - New York City, NY   May 09, 2020

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A talented individual. Rest in perfect peace.

Posted by Priscilla Monroe - Gainesville, FL   May 09, 2020

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My heart is broken, and I'm so sad to know that Little Richard has passed away. I always loved you so much, and was there when I could be. Go now, my Darling Richard and blow the roof off Heaven with you beautiful voice and song.

Posted by Donna Pollock - Fresno, CA - friend   May 09, 2020

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Posted by Lady B    May 09, 2020

Thanks for all the memories, love you always. Family please accept my deepest sympathies during this bereavement period.

Posted by Angela Crawford - Atlanta, GA - acquaintance   May 09, 2020

Deepest sympathy and love for the family of Little Richard.

Posted by Sandra Lasater - Murfreesboro, TN - acquaintance   May 09, 2020

Rest well in Paradise...A Life Well Lived!

Posted by Westwood Area    May 09, 2020

RIP Richard Penniman (Little Richard) Know you are enjoying singing the LORD's praises with Aretha Franklin, Marion Williams and the other saints in heaven. Hallelujah AMEN!

Posted by Craig Borgh    May 09, 2020

I grew up with this talented man and he make away for so many.
He will be missed, and my Condolences to his family and friends. Rest in Peace

Posted by Gail Bailey - Wappingers Falls, NY   May 09, 2020

Unique man, one of a kind, gets some credit for establishing rock and roll. He was t his eras Prince but even more real, not electronic music. I just love the guy, he fascinated me when I was little. RIP LR!

Posted by Thomas K - Atlanta, GA - acquaintance   May 09, 2020

He will be miss by all..God is a God of all Comfort and he will Comfort the family's..My heartfelt condolences to the family's..

Posted by A friend   May 09, 2020

What a musical talent, his many contributions will never be forgotten, may God be with the family to give comfort and strength to help them in their time of sorrow.

Posted by A friend   May 09, 2020

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Posted by L Hawkins - Suitland, MD   May 09, 2020

My condolences to his family.

Posted by Latrice White - Camden, AR   May 09, 2020

Thanks for the wonderful years of serving you..God please protect the Family keep them close and Family thank You for sharing him with the his Worldy Family......

Posted by Patricia Monyei - Nashville, TN - family   May 09, 2020

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Rest in peace

Posted by A friend   May 09, 2020

Heartfelt Sympathy to the family of Little Richard. A legend has been taken.
He'll sing again.

Posted by Eula Hooker - Buffalo, NY - friend   May 09, 2020

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Posted by Linda Tracy - Cleveland, OH   May 09, 2020

Thanks for the memories. Watching you on stage and listening to your music always made me happy.

Posted by Coreen - Friend   May 09, 2020

Such sad news, the world will be a different place. My heart goes out to the Pennamon family, may God be with all of you at this very difficult time.

Posted by A friend   May 09, 2020

Little Richard was often imitated and his legacy lives on as one of the greatest rock and roll artists of all times. He never really got the recognition he deserved, in my opinion. Rest In Peace.

Posted by Evon Mills Lucear - Smyrna, GA   May 09, 2020

You will be dearly missed. Always entertaining watching you perform music or acting. RIP my friend

Posted by Greg Reimer - Winkler, MB   May 09, 2020

You will always be the King of Rock and Roll !

Posted by Maria - Washington, DC   May 09, 2020

My condolences to his friends and his family may he rest in peace he was a groundbreaker for all those who loved music and remove the prejudiced and segregation out of the world, I compare him to Martin Luther King may he rest in peace David call

Posted by David Call - Burlington, VT   May 09, 2020

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May the family and friends find comfort in knowing that Richard lived his life to the fullest. My condolences and prayers are for all of you. His legacy will live on forever and ever. Another amazing voice added to that heavenly choir! Rest in Peace Richard.

Posted by Irma McQueen - Twinsburg, OH - family   May 09, 2020

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Posted by David - Teacher   May 09, 2020

My condolences to his friends and his family he was an extraordinary individual who broke barriers that never thought to be broken, may he rest in peace Burlington photography artworks Global digital Museum

Posted by David - Teacher   May 09, 2020

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Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.

Posted by Camella Ford - Houston, TX   May 09, 2020

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Posted by Scott Chamberland - Saint Agatha, ME   May 09, 2020

Oh no this isn't possible, today will be remembered as the day the world stood still I shock.
We will always love you & and your music. Little Richard.

Posted by Phyllis Apodaca - Ceres, CA - friend   May 09, 2020

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The angel choirs are awaiting your arrival. It will be STANDING ROOM ONLY! You are one of God's greatest masterpieces. God shared you with us and now it's time to return home to perform your greatest hits for the KING OF KINGS!

Posted by robin moman - TAMPA, FL   May 09, 2020

Posted by Mary Lowder - NJ - friend   May 09, 2020

You set the world on fire not only with your voice but your passion for entertaining people. You truly were the master of your craft. You will be as greatly missed as you shall forever be remembered. Please put in a good word to the BIG GUY for those of us left behind struggling to make this world better, safer and more tolerable for those in the future who will carry on your image and legacy. God bless you and all my love to you and yours always.

Posted by robin moman - TAMPA, FL - friend   May 09, 2020

We have definitely lost a rock and roll icon!! Had the opportunity to see Little Richard when he was performing on a spiritual level. He was very convincing and true to his self. I enjoyed that night of Little Richard!! Rest in Peace!!

Posted by Dr. Wintons-James    May 09, 2020

Enjoyed your Music and all of your performances. Your Music will live forever!

Posted by Sarah Jews - SALEM, AL - acquaintance   May 09, 2020

A Job Well Done, Now Its Time For You To Rest In Peace,

Posted by Jacci Payne - Friend   May 09, 2020

He was one of the musical greats. He have blazed trails for many behind him to openly be themselves.

Posted by Jesse    May 09, 2020

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Dear Little Richards's Family Rory and I sincerely would luv to express our condolences's to Little Richards's Family.luv,faith/rory

Posted by faith tobin - Newton Centre - acquaintance   May 09, 2020

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The Risen LORD's Blessings upon Little Richard .. a great talent!

Posted by Jack Lancellotta - W. Warwick, RI - friend   May 09, 2020

Loved his music. He put fun into it. I'll miss him.

Posted by A friend   May 09, 2020

To the Richard family i thank God for allowing me to meet him my prayers are with you Earth has no sorrows that heaven cannot heal from pastor Ulysses Johnson and if you need anything please reach out to me

Posted by Ulysses Johnson - Jacksonville, FL - friend   May 09, 2020

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My condolences to your family.and friends
Remembering all the music
over the years great memories to forever hold in our hearts he will be missed

Posted by Marcus Aulenbacher - Erie, PA   May 09, 2020

Rest In Peace, Little Richard. Enjoyed your music.

Posted by Elisa.beth Mancha - Pasadena, TX - acquaintance   May 09, 2020

May you take a mighty rest in Heaven with the Father & just know what you meant to accomplish on earth was completed. Thank you for your talent, wisdom, & love ---L. Noble from the 504

Posted by Lennard Noble - houston, TX - friend   May 09, 2020

R.I.P. brother.

Posted by Felix Thurman - Acquaintance   May 09, 2020

Welcome to Rock And Roll Heaven.

Posted by Judy Thomas - Pasadena, TX - acquaintance   May 09, 2020

There will never be another Little Richard.

Posted by Susanna Culberson - Knightsville, SC   May 09, 2020

Welcome to Rock And Roll Heaven.

Posted by Judy Thomas - Acquaintance   May 09, 2020

God will have a seat for you.

Posted by Rufus Shawrelle    May 09, 2020

Welcome to Rock And Roll Heaven.

Posted by Judy - Acquaintance   May 09, 2020

Rest in peace Little Richard.

Posted by A friend   May 09, 2020

Rest In Piece King of Rock & Roll. You have so much to so many. Condolences Family for your loss

Posted by JEANETTE WASHINGTON - Freeport, NY - acquaintance   May 09, 2020

Wow havent got another angel my prayers go out to the family and friends rest in peace little Richard you are one awesome man God be with you

Posted by Rebecca Moon Spencer - Akron, OH   May 09, 2020

I saw Little Richard in Dallas Tx., he was very nice and friendly, condolence to his family, R.I.P LITTLE RICHARD,

Posted by Helen Bonner - Saginaw, MI - friend   May 09, 2020

Omg I loved listening to his music! End of an era rip little Richard you will be missed!

Posted by Debbie Conrad - NY - acquaintance   May 09, 2020

In loving memory of a wonderful person. I will love you and miss you always.

Posted by Barbara Jackson - Friend   May 09, 2020

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Hes a wonderful singer and will be sadly miss Georgia Velasquez

Posted by Georgia Velasquez - Denver, CO - friend   May 09, 2020

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Godspeed Little Richard, and thank you for sharing a part of your life with us, and the music, film and TV memories, and some of the anthems of my youth, and beyond.

Posted by Harry Simpson - Buckeye, AZ   May 09, 2020

Richard, you were one of my favorite singers when I was a teenager, I am sad at your passing and will pray for God to comfort your family, God speed.

Posted by Glenda McFee - Victorville, CA - friend   May 09, 2020

I always liked to listen to him sing. He will be missed. Praying for your family.

Posted by Ramona Long - Pantego, TX - significant_other   May 09, 2020

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Posted by shirley wachtel - massillon, OH   May 09, 2020

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In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Posted by Elena C - Middle Village, NY   May 09, 2020

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Posted by Cynthia Herd - SOUTH HADLEY, MA   May 09, 2020

I grew up in that era. We had good music then. Meaningful and lively which helped us through those difficult times. He will be truly missed.

Posted by Donna King - Washington, DC - acquaintance   May 09, 2020

I thank God that he came back to the Lord and I will never forget his testimony. He has inspired many lives. Praying for the family for peace and comfort.

Posted by Diane Strube - NASHVILLE, TN - acquaintance   May 09, 2020

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Posted by Alishia - SC   May 09, 2020

My deepest sympathy goes out to the family, friends, colleagues and fans of the beloved Little Richard. His entertainment was appreciated. He is sorely missed.

Posted by Lamont Simmons - Chesapeake, VA - acquaintance   May 09, 2020

May God comfort the family at this difficult time.

Posted by Jackie Clark - Westland, MI - acquaintance   May 09, 2020

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RIP Little Richard

Posted by Belinda Brown - Las Vegas, NV - friend   May 09, 2020

Sorry To See You Go So Soon Really Enjoyed Your Music Rest In Peace Little Richard

Posted by Jesse Miller - Kansas City, MO   May 09, 2020

Sending all of my condolences to the family and friends of the GREATEST LEGEND THERE EVER WAS! LITTLE RICHARD. He was a cool CAT!!!!!, before cool was cool, and he knew whart to do with those piano keys! He embodies a talent and a voice like no other, so many dared to do- and he did what HE wanted. He will be greatly missed in the in the music industry and by so many of us that loved his talents. Rest In Peace now, Richard. In a way, your not seeing what is going on here in this world today, and for this, I say you were so lucky.............

Posted by CARY Perlman - Acquaintance   May 09, 2020

nother music icon gone. Loved his music. RIP Little Richard. You will not be forgotten. Condolences to his family and friends.

Posted by JM    May 09, 2020

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One of the very best early (and later) R&R stars from an old 79 YO white man who loved you and your work. May Jesus welcome you to his holy kingdom with eternal life. Your legacy will remain forever as you are forever remembered for your talent !

Posted by Joe Bonar - OH   May 09, 2020

Another great one is gone, he will be miss.

Posted by calvin slaton - fayetteville, GA   May 09, 2020

What a fiery saucy cut of man you were Richard!!! , as the gifted legendary entertainer to us all who had the marvelous opportunity to embrace you whether by your musical blessings or to just hear you speak of things as you knew them to be.
Oh! what an amazing force you are to be reckoned with; as well as the beautiful loving brilliant light you are and forever shall be as a child of God the father.
Rest in peace now my brother in Christ♡

Posted by Leisa Kinder - Nicholasville, KY - friend   May 09, 2020

Please accept my deepest sympathy and All of my own prayers at this most crushing and draining time , Little Richards recordings, fans and family forevermore, Amen ! And He Shall Reign forever and ever- Hallelujah song ! Little Richard, does RIP now alongside the welcomed King at The Throne in Heaven, Glory be to God, this treasured Man does no longer suffer anymore!

Posted by Jennifer Frenkil - Hanover, PA - acquaintance   May 09, 2020

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May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Posted by Cheryl Mason - North Olmsted, OH   May 09, 2020

My condolences to the family and friends of Little Richard. You set the standards in music. Your style your showmanship was outstanding. You will be greatly missed. RIP

Posted by LeNora Wilcox - San Antonio, TX   May 09, 2020

I love you little richard so much you are the best Pianist player ever

Posted by Joey pusateri - Friend   May 09, 2020

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.

Posted by RUTH Keller - Sellersville, PA   May 09, 2020

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Posted by Cheryl Mason - North Olmsted, OH   May 09, 2020

Damn! Damn! Damn! Say it isn't so. Another part of my childhood memories gone. The good ones are dying faster than I can keep up with them. I can still see the kids dancing ti his music on American Bandstand doing the jitter bug. Those were the good old days. Kids today will never know what we were able to feel doing the '50's and '60's to which Little Richard was a part of. RIP Mr. Penaman. You can now dance "By the Light of the Silvery Moon" with "Long Tall Sally" and "Miss Ann."

Posted by Dana Goins - Hamilton, OH   May 09, 2020

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RIP
Creator of Rock and Roll
Your Legacy will last to the end of
Time We Thank you
Wilcox Family
Mobile AL

Posted by LaDora Wilcox-Smalls - Mobile, AL - acquaintance   May 09, 2020

Before Elvis there was Little Richard. It wasn't a truck driver from Tupelo Mississippi but a dishwasher from Macon Georgia who started rock and roll... Give this man his dues. He started it all... Oh my soul!.... R. I. P. Little Richard.... Your music will never die...

Posted by Gerald Boettcher - Swartz Creek, MI - friend   May 09, 2020

Sorry to read this. He was one of the best. RIP Little Richard.

Posted by A friend   May 09, 2020

So sad that he is now gone. I listened to and danced to his music for years. What a happy time that was. The world sure could use his music and energy now. Rest in Peace Little Richard.

Posted by Doris Mathes - Belfair, WA   May 09, 2020

The r n r best was just listening to his music on u tube the world will miss him one good thing his music n videos will live on forever love the man res in peace is u hevan one day

Posted by Adan Pulido - Alice, TX   May 09, 2020

Rip Little Richard The King of Rock and Roll u Will be Missed Always Wanda Campbell

Posted by Wanda Campbell - Cleveland, OH - friend   May 09, 2020

I am truly saddened by this news. I have always enjoyed Little Richards eccentricities and flare. His talent and style was unmatched. This is a huge loss for the world of Rock and Roll and music in general. My heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with Little Richards family, dear friends and loyal fans. May the Father of tender mercies be with you all during this mournful time.

Posted by Sonya - MD   May 09, 2020

You were one of the best. I loved watching you and your music brought such joy to the world. God bless and sympathy to Little Richard's family.

Posted by gina cardinale - West Roxbury, MA - Friend   May 09, 2020

MY CONDOLENCES TO LITTLE RICHARD'S FAMILY AND FRIENDS.

Posted by FELICIA YATES - Acquaintance   May 09, 2020

Thank you for the excitement and joy you brought to the stage! RIP Little Richard

Posted by Denise    May 09, 2020

My condolences to the family and friends of Little Richard on your loss. Without a doubt Little Richard was a major influencer to rock 'n' roll. May the God of all comfort sustain you during this difficult time and beyond.

Posted by LF    May 09, 2020

WE HAVE LOSS ANOTHER GREAT MUSICIAN TODAY. MY CONDOLENCES TO LITTLE RICHARDS FAMILY AND HIS FRIENDS. LITTLE RICHARD WILL BE GREATLY MISS.

Posted by FELICIA YATES - Acquaintance   May 09, 2020

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Even at the age of three, I loved Little Richard from the start and understood what he was about: dynamic, outrageous, talented, smart, and beautiful to behold. You contributed so much to music, understanding among diverse peoples, and honesty with a fun attitude. Rest in peace, dear soul.

Posted by Tinalina - Tulsa, OK - acquaintance   May 09, 2020

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Rest In Peace
Thank-You for the music!!!!!!

Posted by Sharon Kay - UT   May 09, 2020

Thank you for the music.

Posted by Anonymous - Friend   May 09, 2020

Little Richard gave his fans a lifetime of music history and legacy to remember him by, and for that we so grateful. Deepest gratitude to his contribution to the music industry.

Posted by Ginger Gunter - Fall River, MA   May 09, 2020

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In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. Your songs will always remain a part of us. Rest, and keep our many brothers and sisters making a joyful noise to the Lord, now. May your family be comfort by His Presence and everlasting Arms...

Posted by Matthew & Christina Walker - Columbus, GA   May 09, 2020

Rest in peace you were a wonderful performer and dressed to impress.

Posted by Anna battle    May 09, 2020

I send sincere condolences to the family. At Chautauqua institution in New York, I had the pleasure of attending a concert featuring Little Richard. His performance was outstanding and he played beyond the time allotted to him. He clearly enjoyed the response of the audience and said that he would return. At this most difficult time, may the God of tender mercies comfort you and give you peace.

Posted by A friend   May 09, 2020

He gave me sole at the young age of 12 and felt it ever since.At 75 I can't do the scream any more but still feel it.
Will never forget Little!

Posted by Janet Osterholt - Roanoke, IN   May 09, 2020

Richard sure brought excitement to the room. RIP Little.

Posted by Larry Waters - DeLand, FL   May 09, 2020

A great artist and a man who trrly preached the word of God : love, compassion and acceptance.

Posted by I Jacobs    May 09, 2020

To Little Richard,
You were a very talented entertainer. I liked your songs Good Golly miss molly . & tutti fruity. My prayers are with you little Richard.

Posted by Lisa Weiner - Brooklyn, NY - Acquaintance   May 09, 2020


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