2013 Ray Mickshaw
Ray Mickshaw

The Growing Pains actor passed away last week after suffering a heart attack.

Sydney Scott
Dec, 21, 2016

Actress Paula Patton has shared beautiful words about her former father-in-law, Growing Pains star Alan Thicke.

Patton was married to Thicke's son, ''Blurred Lines'' singer Robin Thicke. Funeral services for Thicke took place Monday and Patton recently took to Instagram to share a heartfelt message about the actor's passing.

"I knew Alan since I was 15 years old and he had a tremendous effect on my life," she wrote, "I loved and respected him so much! So many great memories and laughs together. We will miss him so much! His grandson is quite sure he is still here with us in spirit."

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Thicke passed away unexpectedly after suffering a heart attack while playing hockey with his son Carter. He was 69-years-old.