Lisa Rinna reveals her father died, pens heartfelt message in tribute: 'Heaven got a great angel'

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Lisa Rinna Shares Touching Tribute to Late Father, Frank

Lisa Rinna shared the news of her father's death in a touching tribute on Instagram.

TheReal Housewives of Beverly Hills star posted a throwback photo of her father, Frank, and and her mother, Lois, on Thursday.

"The World lost a Great Man today," Rinna captioned the heartfelt photo. "Heaven got a great Angel. I love you Dad."

The World lost a Great Man today......Heaven got a great Angel. I love you Dad. ❤️😇🌈🙏🏼

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The 52-year-old reality star also shared a scenic artwork, painted by her father, of a placid, lake-side home.

See photos of Lisa Rinna from over the years:

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Lisa Rinna reveals her father died, pens heartfelt message in tribute: 'Heaven got a great angel'
DAYS OF OUR LIVES -- Pictured: Lisa Rinna as Billie Reed (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 13: Actress Lisa Rinna attends the Decades for modern vintage shoe collaboration launch with Gilt.com at Decades on March 13, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)
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Actress Lisa Rinna presents an outfit during The Heart Truth?s Red Dress Collection show 01 February 2008 at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York. The annual Red Dress fashion show raises awareness about heart disease in women. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
Lisa Rinna during Decades Hosts a Tea for the Carole Tanenbaum Vintage Collection of Costume Jewelry at Decades in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jean-Paul Aussenard/WireImage)
Lisa Rinna wearing Gucci during Decades Hosts a Tea for the Carole Tanenbaum Vintage Collection of Costume Jewelry at Decades in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jean-Paul Aussenard/WireImage)
DAYS OF OUR LIVES -- 'Winter Heat' -- Pictured: (l-r) Lisa Rinna as Billie Reed, Robert Kelker-Kelly as Bo Brady -- (Photo by: Joseph Del Valle/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Leigh Shapiro, Suzy Hougton and Lisa Rinna during Decades Hosts a Tea for the Carole Tanenbaum Vintage Collection of Costume Jewelry at Decades in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jean-Paul Aussenard/WireImage)
Lisa Rinna NOW (left) and THEN (right). Pretty wild, huh?
This photo was taken on the red carpet at the 2005 Annual Race to Erase MS Benefit gala.

This week -- in 2015 --  Lisa and hubby Harry Hamlin posed for photos at the HBO Golden Globes after party and she looked hotter than ever in a dress she dug out from the back of her closet.

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"One of my Dads beautiful Paintings," Rinna wrote.

One of my Dads beautiful Paintings.

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Hours before posting her emotional tribute, Rinna shared a throwback pic from her wedding day. The black-and-white photo shows her tuxedo-clad father accompanying her as she walks down the aisle in her elegant wedding gown.

❤️ My Dad And Me. Wedding Day. #tbt

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Rinna's father had been dealing with health problems in his later years. In April 2015, Rinna took to Twitter to share the news that her father had to be admitted to the hospital

"My dad is is in the hospital again with pneumonia and it's the 4th time this year," Rinna wrote. "Dang it. He is almost 93. He is a fighter!"



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