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Richard Benjamin Jr. ~ Photo courtesy of Wikipedia

Richard Benjamin Harrison Jr., known by be nickname “The Old Man” on the reality television show Pawn Stars on the History Channel died this morning according to his son Rick Harrison.

Rick broke the news this (Monday 6/25) morning in a statement reading “”The Old Man’ Harrison passed away this morning surrounded by those he loved,” Rick continued “He will be tremendously missed by our family, the team at Gold & Silver Pawn and his many fans the world over.”

Finally adding “He was my hero and I was fortunate to get a very cool Old Man as my dad.”

No cause of death has been announced but Harrison’s appearances had become less and less in recent years.

Harrison is the co-owner of the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop with his son Rick Harrison. They opened the store in Las Vegas together in 1989.

A rep for History Channel told TMZ, “We are deeply saddened by the loss of our friend Richard ‘The Old Man’ Harrison, a beloved member of the HISTORY and ‘Pawn Stars’ family. He will be greatly missed for his wisdom and candor.”

 

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