Ken Spears, famously known as the co-creator of the most beloved children’s animation series “Scooby-Doo”, has demised. He was 82-years-old. Spears had succumbed to his many complications related to Lewy body dementia, as reported by his son Kevin to Variety and The Hollywood Reporter. He will be eternally remembered for his cartoonic wisdom, his humorous story-telling, his loyalty to his family and his “strong work ethic”, Kevin Spears said. Ken Spears has not only managed to succeed by making an everlasting impression on his family, but he has also touched the lives of the many people who has ever viewed his show, as the co-creator of “Scooby-Doo.” Ken has been a graceful role model for his staff throughout his life and he will “continue to live in our hearts,” said Ken. Spears is the father of two sons, Kevin and Chris, the grandfather of his 5 grandchildren and also the great-grandfather of his 3 great-grandchildren.
Scooby-Doo Co-Creater Joe Ruby Also Dead At 87
Spears had first created the 1969 animated series “Scooby-Doo Where Are You!” Along side Joe Ruby. Ruby-Spears had also created “Dynomutt” and “Jabberjaw” for Hanna-Barbera Productions and CBS. The writing-producing partners had late launched their own company Ruby-Spears Productions in 1977 and created a number of popular shows such as “Mister T”, “Sectaurs” and “Fangface.” They are also famous for producing “Alvin and The Chipmunks” and the infamous “Superman.” Ruby had passed away at the age of 87, in August this month. They will be forever remembered for teaching us that the worst kind of vile monsters, are none other than humans themselves.