Joe Ruby, the co-creator of iconic cartoon series Scooby-Doo, has died aged 87.
Ruby died of natural causes at his home in California last Thursday.
Ruby co-created the long-running cartoon series with his creative partner Ken Spears.
What is Scooby-Doo?
Scooby-Doo is an American animated television series produced from 1969 to the present.
The original series, was called Scooby Doo Where Are You!
In 2013, TV Guide ranked Scooby-Doo the fifth greatest TV cartoon of all time.