Comedian Ritchie d’Horsie Passes Away at 58

Ritchie d’Horsie DiesRicardo Reyes, popularly known as Ritchie d’Horsie, passed away on Friday evening, April 17.

According to his niece, April Alcober, the local comedian died at around 9:24 p.m. on Friday at home. He’s suffering from diabetes and had been complaining difficulty of breathing during the past few days. His family attribute the death to multiple organ failure.

Writer, actress, director and producer Bibeth Orteza on Saturday morning posted on her Facebook page, “Rest in peace, Ricardo Reyes, aka Ritchie D’Horsie. Godspeed.”

Rest in Peace, Ricardo Reyes, aka Ritchie D' Horsie. Godspeed.

Posted by Bibeth Orteza on Friday, April 17, 2015

Orteza said Ritchie had been in and out of the hospital and the last time they saw each other, he was already on a wheelchair, waiting for Vic Sotto at the Eat Bulaga studio.