'Dancing deputy' for El Paso County Sheriff's Office passes away

El Paso County Deputy Tony Scherb passed away. He was made famous by his "whip" and Nae nae" elevator dance. Photo courtesy the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.
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EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - A man who will forever be remembered for bringing a smile to millions of people passed away recently.

The video of Deputy Tony Scherb, viewed more than 12 million times, is at the bottom of this article. He was recently battling cancer and served in law enforcement for more than 30 years.

"It is with profound sadness we share the passing of Deputy Tony Scherb," the sheriff's office wrote on Twitter. "He fought a long and courageous battle and he will be missed dearly. This is in loving memory of our friend and brother in blue."