In the late 80s and early 90s, the younger Van Dyke became well-known for his work on the series Coach, where he played Asst.
His wife, Shirley Ann Jones told the New York Times that his health had been deteriorating since he was in a traffic accident in 2015.
His wife told TMZ that his health deteriorated following a serious auto crash two years ago.
It's said that the actor's health has been on the decline since being involved in a serious vehicle accident about two-years ago.More news: Tesla Model 3 production approached 2700 units in 2017
Jerry received four consecutive Emmy nominations for the part.
Van Dyke first became known to audiences in 1962 when he began a recurring role as Stacey Petrie in his brother Dick Van Dyke's eponymous CBS sitcom.
A beloved comedian just like his brother, Jerry pursued stand-up as a young man and performed at military bases around the world.
He reunited on screen with his celebrity sibling on The Middle, where Dick guest starred as the estranged brother of Van Dyke's character, Tag.
He's survived by his wife and 2 children.