The information was confirmed by his son Kevin who informed Selection that his father breathed his final following issues that arose from Lewy physique dementia.
“Ken will perpetually be remembered for his wit, his storytelling, his loyalty to household and his robust work ethic,” mentioned Kevin.
“Ken has not solely made an enduring impression on his household, however he has touched the lives of many as co-creator of ‘Scooby-Doo.’ Ken has been a job mannequin for us all through his life and he’ll proceed to reside on in our hearts,” he went on to say.
Spears had created the enduring cartoon collection Scooby-Doo, The place Are You! again in 1969 alongside his writing associate and cartoonist Joe Ruby who had additionally handed away earlier this yr in August.