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'Shipping Wars' Star

Dead

After Suffering Heart Attack

1/19/2014 12:40 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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One of the stars of the A&E show "Shipping Wars" died Friday night after suffering a heart attack ... TMZ has learned.

Roy Garber -- a popular character on the hit show -- was rushed to a hospital in Texas after suffering a heart attack and passed away shortly after -- this according to his long-time girlfriend.

Sources close to the family  tell us Roy had a heart condition for some time.

A rep for the show says they are "deeply saddened by the loss of a member of the A&E family."

He was 49-years old.

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lisa    

Shocked. He really made the show. Loved him. RIP

275 days ago
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GSJohn    

With Roy, the show was perfect,......just like him! RIP!

275 days ago
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Cindy J    

I am honestly shocked by this news! Completely shocked! He seemed so indestructible!!

275 days ago
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jason    

Nickels, holding up a dollar !

275 days ago
140.

GEORGE    

To bad he died, but what an ass he was..............................

275 days ago
141.

Linda    

49 to young to pass Roy was my favorite on Shipping Wars. Prayers go out to his family. R.I.P. RAY

275 days ago
142.

John    

Is anyone suprised? I don't think they ever showed him without a cigarette in his mouth. Smoking causes heart disease, we all know this...his choice.

275 days ago
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Robin    

So sad to young. He was the best on the show. Rip Roy

275 days ago
144.

sil    

49 not 39, A&E not TLC and dag, attacking a toddler and calling her "ugly"? You are one nasty ignatz!

275 days ago
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Karen    

RIP Roy. I am so saddened by his passing. He was my favorite on the show. The show will not be the same without him!

275 days ago
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Maryann    

So very sad to hear this news. RIP, Roy. We will miss you.
Enjoyed watching you. Who will take care of his cat now?

275 days ago
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April     

Sorry to hear this....strength and love vibes to his family.

275 days ago
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Melisa 01    

I WILL MISS ROY ON SHIPPING WARS HE IS WHY I WATCHED THE SHOW LIKE ALL HIS FANS KNOW HE WAS THE BEST TRANSPORTER HANDS DOWN

275 days ago
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charles havlik    

RIP Roy, everyone loved this guy!

275 days ago
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interceptor    

RIP The only one on the show
That not afraid to speak his mind Sucket !

275 days ago
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