Casey Kasem was 'voice of a generation'

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  • Fans flock to social media to remember famed radio personality Casey Kasem, who died Sunday
  • Daughter Kerri posted a picture of her dad on Facebook for Father's Day
  • Kasem also was voice of Shaggy in Scooby Doo cartoon
Casey Kasem was 'voice of a generation'

A wave of mourning rose on social media Sunday afternoon in memory of radio icon Casey Kasem.

Read more: Remembering a golden voice: Casey Kasem

Kerri Kasem, who announced earlier in the day that her father had passed away, posted a touching photo of her father at a young age, holding her in his arms.

 

Kasem's voice reached people through the decades, so it was only fitting that people of all ages felt saddened by his death. The hashtag #RIPCaseyKasem quickly hit Twitter's top trends, with many sending their thoughts.

Read more: 6 cartoon voices by Casey Kasem we loved

Several celebs got on Twitter to remember Kasem and his contribution to the arts.

Kasem's quote, "Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars," seems more apt than ever now, doesn't it? 

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