Comedian Patrice O’Neal Dies

Patrice O’Neal, the comedian known for his appearances on Comedy Central’s roast of Charlie Sheen and his role on NBC’s “The Office,” died Nov. 29 after suffering a stroke a month earlier.

O’Neal was also a regular on the “Opie and Anthony” radio show. Opie said O’Neal was “the funniest and best thinker I’ve ever known, period.”

O’Neal, who also appeared on several TV shows including “Chappelle Show,” played the recurring role of warehouse employee Lonnie on “The Office.”