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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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melissaboyd    

So sad I can't believe this. He was so funny when he would yell at people but he was so real :( r.I.p

278 days ago
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Gretchen    

My condolences to his loved ones, 49 is so young. It just goes to show how short life really is. I do hope his kitty will be well cared for.

278 days ago
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Gary    

Nickel holding up a Dollar RIP Roy

278 days ago
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Michelle76114    

He was the only reason why i watched. He was rude but it was funny.

278 days ago
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YUP    

RIP: perfect just like me ( Roy Garber voice)

278 days ago
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CLAUDETTE GILBERT    

I SURE HATE HEARING THE SAD NEWS ABOUT ROY GARBER MAY HE REST IN PEACE. HE MADE THE SHOW, IT WON'T BE THE SAME WITHOUT HIM. GOD MUST HAVE HAD BETTER PLANS FOR HIM TO HAVE DIED SO YOUNG. GOB BLESS ROY.

278 days ago
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Drea@14    

Omg.... That's crazy man! RIP Roy

278 days ago
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stAUGpirate    

Attitude. it was all about the attitude and getting the job done....right. "Nickels holding up a dollar." The Good Lord must of new Roys shipping skills, so he got the best. R.I.P. buddy.

278 days ago
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yvonne1976    

I Love watching shipping wars it will not be the same without Roy he spoke what was on his mined and I loved that about him. R.I.P Roy We will all miss you dearly

278 days ago
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Jerry    

The show will not be the same without Roy. Even though he acted like an ass he was funny and entertaining. Roy will be missed. RIP

278 days ago
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TheOriginalDonald    

I wonder if Chris and Robbie will wrap their rig in honor of Roy.

278 days ago
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three nuckle shuffle    

But whats going to happen to his kat ?

278 days ago
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three nuckle shuffle    

I am the 12 th man

278 days ago
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Owen David Phillips    

So Sad I Loved When They Showed Him With His Kitty

278 days ago
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Nike    

OMGSh!!! So sad.. My heart goes out to his family and kitty cat bless them all..

278 days ago
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