One of the funniest people on the planet while I was growing up was Jonathon Winters.  I remember my sister and dad laughing at his material and to tell you the truth a lot of it I didn't get at the time. They told me, 'watch this guy, he's funny.' She was right.  He  made regular appearances on 'The Tonight Show' with hosts Jack Paar and then Johnny Carson, and had his own TV shows 'The Jonathan Winters Show' and 'The Wacky World of Jonathan Winters' in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

According to a longtime friend,  Jonathon Winters died on Thursday of natural causes at his Montecito, California home, surrounded by family and friends,

Here's another one of my favorites