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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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CHRIS PRATT    

ROY WAS THE MOST ABRASIVE ******* GOD EVER PUT A BREATH IN. HE WAS WAY TOO ****Y TO BE LIKED. GOOD RIDDANCE TI TV'S BIGGEST ********!!!!!!

265 days ago
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CHRIS PRATT    

ROY WAS THE MOST ABRASIVE ******* GOD EVER PUT A BREATH IN. HE WAS WAY TOO ****Y TO BE LIKED. GOOD RIDDANCE TI TV'S BIGGEST ********!!!!!!

265 days ago
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dontwanna screenname    

One of the last of the American "take charge" breed. I enjoyed watching him on the show. My condolences to Roy's son and family

Rest in peace, Roy...

252 days ago
199.

Jon fletch    

Rip Roy

247 days ago
200.

Transporter    

Rip Roy you will be sadly missed in uk Lot people here love the show

241 days ago
201.

tom fifield    

He will be missed

239 days ago
202.

Angelscry2    

Wow what a great loose, but more so just 2 days later my husband passed Jan. 21st, 2014. Both my husband an myself watched this show even if there were repeats being aired.

223 days ago
203.

LINDA    

I am so sad to hear about Roy Garber, he is what made the show. The good ones always goes first.Give them hell on the other side. You will be missed.....

206 days ago
204.

mark    

thank God he is dead. What an azz he was.

142 days ago
205.

mark    

thank God he is dead. what an azz he was

142 days ago
206.

misty918    

RIP Roy you will be missed very much!!!!

142 days ago
207.

Jim jones    

Some of the comments on here are ridiculous..have some damn respect for Roy and his familyno matter how much you dislike him or whatever is no reason to talk trash about him like that after he lost his life..R.I.P ROY..prayers to family and friends!

142 days ago
208.

Superman    

Bum deal. He definitely put life in the show. R.I.P. Roy. Also, regardless of your opinions, someone has passed and people are grieving. If you don't have anything nice or positive to say keep your comments to yourself.

142 days ago
209.

tubule    

RIP Roy people have no room to judge you knew your job regardless what a One thinks

142 days ago
210.

freedom    

Rip Roy. I will miss u on the show. And to the ass hole who doesn't have anything nice to say.. Go to hell

142 days ago
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