Taking to Instagram on Tuesday, Damian shared a photo of a peaceful sunset while sharing his thoughts and feelings after the death of his father.
He wrote: “Thank you from the bottom of my heart to everyone who has reached as a result of the terrible news.
“I will try to answer as many of you as I can, but please know that I will always remember your kindness.
“It is very strange and confusing time and I am extremely grateful to be surrounded by my phenomenal family and friends.”
Moments earlier, Damian’s mother shared a series of photos of herself with Steve on her own Instagram feed with sincere tribute to the businessman.
She wrote: “I am saddened beyond the belief that my ex Steve is no longer with us. It’s a terrible end.
“Our time together was very happy and I am posting these photos because even if we have gone through difficult times, it is good, wonderful memories of a sweet, kind matter man.
“Last year we became closed again. We last spoke about our 18 year old son. This is devastating news and I thank everyone for their beautiful messages. ”
Elizabeth and Steve enjoyed romance in the early years of the century.
The former couple are believed to have dated in 2000 and welcomed their son in 2002 after they were separated.
On Monday, TMZ reported that Steve had been “depressed” about being isolated and lack of human contact during the locking coronavirus, but it is currently unclear if this had anything to do with his apparent suicide.
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