Comedian and actor Kevin Hart is mourning the loss of his father, Henry Witherspoon. He posted a series of photos with his father and captioned them, RIP to one of the realest and rawest to ever do it...Love you dad. Gone but never forgotten...Give mom a hug for me. y'all did good man. Thank you for everything. I'm a better father because of you. We will make you proud. Kevin referenced his father often in his comedy routines. His father battled and beat lung cancer but still had COPD. No specific cause of death was given.