The passing of Ralph Waite, who recurred as Father Matt on Days of Our Lives since 2009, has inspired an outpouring of comments from the soap's cast, who remember him fondly.
Greg Vaughan (Eric) tweeted: "To my good friend Mr. Waite! You will be terrible missed & I feel honored to have share the screen opposite of you this past year & our good talks followed by your great sense of humor! #RIP"
"Good-bye Mr. Ralph Waite. RIP. Your "Father Matt" always gave me great advice on love. #TheWaltons #Days pic.twitter.com/TCnIXmdsIm," added Shawn Christian (Daniel) on his Twitter feed.
"So very sad to hear about the passing of Ralph Waite. I had the great pleasure of working with him. He was always charming, prepared and ready to work. I was always thrilled to share scenes with him," posted Eileen Davidson (Kristen) on Facebook.
"Ralph Waite. Rest in peace and thank you sir," tweeted Eric Martsolf (Brady).
Kristian Alfonso (Hope) also added a Twitter post: "Ralph Waite RIP , you'll will be very much missed. It was an honor and always a pleasure to work with you."