Richard Harrison, ‘The Old Man’ On ‘Pawn Stars,’ Has Died

LAS VEGAS – Richard Harrison, famously known as ‘The Old Man’ on History Channel’s Pawn Stars, has died according to a statement from his Pawn Shop Monday.
“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,” the Gold & Silver Pawn shop announced. “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. 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.”
The Navy vet opened the store with his son Rick in 1989.
The family 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 was 77.


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