Sad news today, as Gold Rush star Parker Schnabel’s beloved grandfather, John, has passed away.
“We couldn’t have asked for a better father, grandfather and overall family man,” the Schnabel family tells PEOPLE in an exclusive statement. “He was a true legend and we appreciate all of your love and support as we celebrate his wonderful life.”
Condolences to the Schnabel family.
Click here for our previous interview with Parker, who spoke fondly of his grandpa.