Celebrities are mourning the death of radio legend Casey Kasem, who died of complications from dementia on Sunday at the age of 82. The DJ served as host of the radio countdown show American Top 40, introducing new artists to legions of music fans for nearly four decades. He was also beloved as the voice of Shaggy on Scooby Doo.
Here are just some of the tributes Kasem’s famous fans have posted to Twitter since his passing:
Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars. We’ll miss you, Casey. pic.twitter.com/cxYhONfrqz
— Ryan Seacrest (@RyanSeacrest) June 15, 2014
— Carson Daly (@CarsonDaly) June 15, 2014
Casey Kasem didn’t deserve the public indignity by his family in his final days. He left us on Sunday: AT40 day pic.twitter.com/LYNMkq3YY3
— Al Roker (@alroker) June 15, 2014
— Questlove Gomez (@questlove) June 15, 2014
Part of my first grownup radio gig was being Casey Kasem’s “newsman” n his Sunday show. RIP, Caser. (Now the family can wrangle in peace)
— Harry Shearer (@theharryshearer) June 15, 2014
“Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars,” Casey Kasem.
— *NSYNC (@NSYNC) June 15, 2014
RIP Casey Kasem who inspired all of us in radio & turned millions of people onto music.Sending love to @KerriKasem, family and friends.
— Nikki Sixx (@NikkiSixx) June 15, 2014
Fitting we should get the news on a Sunday am. RIP Casey Kasem. http://t.co/Erm0meLOSX
— colin meloy (@colinmeloy) June 15, 2014
— Twiztid (@tweetmesohard) June 15, 2014