Mickey Rooney's oldest child Mickey Rooney Jr has passed on matured 77.

One of the first Mouseketeers in 'The Mickey Mouse Club', he died at his home on Saturday in Glendal, Arizona.

His long-term entertainer companion Paul Petersen - who showed up with Mickey Jr on the principal time of 

'The Mickey Mouse Club' - affirmed the news on Facebook, honoring Mickey Jr's multi-gifted character.

He said: "Mickey Rooney, Jr calmly spent away toward the beginning of today in Arizona.

"For the past numerous years, he lived with and was under the watchful eye of Chrissie Brown and her loved ones.

"I initially met Mickey, the most established of nine kin sired by his well known father, when he and Timmy were employed by Disney to be Mouseketeers in 1955.

"Mickey Junior was tall and capable. He could sing, dance and act... what's more, cause problems. We three were terminated for Conduct Unbecoming a Mouse!"

"It is quite possibly of my most noteworthy distress that he didn't do likewise for his child.