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Richard Harrison, Star Of 'Pawn Stars', Dead At 77

June 25, 2018 - 10:54 am

LOS ANGELES (KRLD) - 'Old Man' Richard Harrison, star of "Pawn Stars", passed away Monday morning. He was 77-years-old.

"Richard Benjamin ‘The Old Man’ Harrison passed away this morning surrounded by those he loved. He will be tremendously missed by our family, the team at Gold & Silver Pawn and his many fans the world over," his son Rick Harrison told multiple news organizations. 

The Navy veteran opened the Gold & Silver Pawn store in Las Vegas with his son, Rick. "Pawn Stars" premiered in 2009 on The History Channel and features the Harrisons interacting with customers who are trying to sell or pawn objects that often are unusual or have historic value.

"We are deeply saddened by the loss of our friend Richard ‘The Old Man’ Harrison, a beloved member of the HISTORY and @pawnstars family. He will be greatly missed for his wisdom and candor. Our thoughts are with the Harrison family during this difficult time."