Jim Nabors, who is best known for his role as Gomer Pyle on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' died Thursday at the age of 87.

His husband confirmed the news to the Associated Press.

Veteran producer Phil Arnone told Hawaii News Now that Nabors passed away around 3 a.m.

In addition to a lengthy TV and film career, Nabors also performed Back Home Again in Indiana at the Indianapolis 500 nearly every year between 1972 and 2014.