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Colleagues, comedians and celebrities react to the death of Tim Conway

The comedy and television worlds continue to mourn a monumental loss. Yesterday, Tim Conway passed away at the age of 85. The funnyman crafted dozens of hilarious characters over a half-century career, from The Oldest Man to Dorf. 

With a resume that stretched from McHale's Navy to 30 Rock, Conway had the opportunity to work alongside comedians of several generations. Naturally, upon news of his death, tributes started to pour in.

Carol Burnett, his longtime costar on The Carol Burnett Show and beyond, said in a statement to USA Today:

"He was one in a million, not only as a brilliant comedian but as a loving human being. I cherish the times we had together both on the screen and off. He’ll be in my heart forever.”

The love for Tim Conway flooded Twitter, where characters like "The Dentist" quickly became a trending topic on the social media platform. Here are more Tweets from friends and fans. They'll give you a glimpse at what a charming, eternally funny man he was.

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