Jerry Lewis certainly got in the last laugh when it comes to his strained relationship with his children.
According to his will, provided to PEOPLE by The Blast, the funnyman emphatically cut out all six children he had with his first wife Patti Palmer.
“I have intentionally excluded Gary Lewis, Ronald Lewis, Anthony Joseph Lewis, Christopher Joseph Lewis, Scott Anthony Lewis, and Joseph Christopher Lewis and their descendants as beneficiaries of my estate, it being my intention that they shall receive no benefits hereunder,” the will – which the comedian executed in 2012 – states.
The couple’s sixth child Joseph died of a drug overdose in 2009.
Lewis and Palmer were married for 36 years from 1944 to 1980. One of their sons, Gary, went on to become a successful musician.
Lewis’s potentially vast estate will be passed to his widow, SanDee Pitnick. Then second-in-line to inherit his fortune is Danielle, his 25-year-old adopted daughter.
Lewis and Pitnick, a former Las Vegas dancer, married in 1983 and adopted Danielle in 1992.
Lewis died from heart failure in August at the age of 91.
His daughter Danielle, who was working as the comedian’s manager, confirmed that “he passed peacefully at home of natural causes with his loving family at his side.”