Rick Harrison attends the A+E hosted NCTA Chairman's Reception at Smithsonian American Art Museum & National Portrait Gallery on June 11, 2013, in Washington, DC.
On Friday, Jan. 19, TMZ was the first to report Adam's untimely death. Rick's rep, Laura Herlovich, confirmed to the Las Vegas Review-Journal that Adam's death was due to a drug overdose. The Las Vegas Metro Police Department is investigating the case.
"Our family is extremely saddened by the death of Adam," Harrison said in a statement to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. "We ask for privacy as we grieve his loss."
The Gold & Silver Pawn Shop owner took to Instagram late Friday to post a tribute to his son. "You will always be in my heart! I love you Adam. 💔," he wrote alongside a photo of himself and Adam smiling at a bar.
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Rick's Instagram followers flooded the comments section to offer their support and condolences to the reality star.
"I’m so sorry man," Donald Trump Jr. wrote.
Another Instagram user commented, "I am so sorry for your loss Rick. Too many of our children are taken by the disease of addiction. 🙏🏽"
Meanwhile, actor Christopher Clawson wrote, "Condolences Rick. The fentanyl situation is out of control in this country and nobody seems to be doing anything meaningful about it. Use your platform to help change that. I hope Adam and the Old Man are coming with new ways to mess with Corey. ❤️"
Yet another person commented, "This is heartbreaking. I’m so very sorry for you and your entire family."
Rick has two other sons, Corey and Jake.