BREAKING: Famous Reality TV Star Just Found DEAD… RIP “Old Man”

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It is with extreme sadness to report that Richard “Old Man” Harrison of “Pawn Stars” fame died Monday after a battle with Parkinson’s disease, his son Rick said. He was 77.

Harrison, who opened up Rick Harrison’s Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in 1989, was mourned by his son and co-owner on Instagram as his “very cool” hero, Daily News reported.

“Today I lost a friend, a father, a teacher and so much more. The Old Man lost his long battle with Parkinson’s this morning. Love you Dad. See you on the other side,” Rick wrote. “He was my hero and I was fortunate to get a very cool ‘Old Man’ as my dad.”

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It is with heavy hearts that we acknowledge the passing of Richard Benjamin Harrison (known as ‘The Old Man’ to Pawn Stars fans the world over) this morning.

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He was surrounded by loving family this past weekend and went peacefully.

The team at Gold & Silver Pawn and the Pawn Stars family is grieving his loss.

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He will be remembered as the best father, grandfather and great-grandfather you could have by his family and by fans as the sometimes grumpy (always loving, however), often wisecracking, and voice of absolute reason on the History television show ‘Pawn Stars’.

Services are pending and the family appreciates your prayers and kind words. – Gold and Silver Pawn”

REST IN PEACE

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“Today I lost a friend, a father, a teacher and so much more. The Old Man lost his long battle with Parkinson’s this morning. Love you Dad. See you on the other side,” Rick wrote. “He was my hero and I was fortunate to get a very cool ‘Old Man’ as my dad.”

A statement from the Gold & Silver Pawn shop added that “he was surrounded by loving family this past weekend and went peacefully.”

“I was lucky enough to spend 15 years of my life working with the old man. He wasn’t just a grandfather, he was truly a best friend as well. I’m truly blessed to have had him as a mentor.”

FOX News reports that the Navy veteran opened the Gold & Silver Pawn store with his son Rick in 1988. The family partriach intially put his money into the real estate market but changed course after he lost a million dollars. He moved to Las Vegas and put $10,000 in the pawn shop and saw his investment grow into a multi-million dollar company, complete with a reality show. The Harrisons and their pawn shop rose to fame on the hit History Channel series “Pawn Stars” which premiered in 2009 and has been on the air for 15 seasons.

Harrison is survived by his wife Joanne and their three sons, Joseph, Rick and Chris.

Rest in peace my brother and thanks for the laughs.

TOGETHER WE WILL MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!

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