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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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Doreen036    

It's really weird how my dad died on January 13,2014 and his favorite person from shipping wars has died as well

277 days ago
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Jillkp    

RIP

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mary    

49tooyoung but he was never without a cigarrette...ge was a one of a kind and loved his cat and son...rip

277 days ago
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valerieurias62    

Rip..

277 days ago
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TsTashaJones    

This seems to be a sad trend #RIP

277 days ago
36.

tucker    

That's a shame. Too young to go. Rest in peace.

277 days ago
37.

Leigha    

This breaks my heart! He was so great on the show and he really had a good heart I think he just wanted to seem tough. Rip Roy

277 days ago
38.

Coleoleo999    

What about his cat? Meow

277 days ago
39.

Derrick    

Crude, brash, ****y, but hilarious. Heart of gold...free shipment for kids, tough love for son, extreme care for his customers. Will be missed. RIP!!!

277 days ago
40.

Word-Up    

The good guys always go....

277 days ago
41.

meltz911    

Roy,you were a pain in the butt , rest in peace.

277 days ago
42.

t    

Roy was definitely my favorite part of that show ...so sad

277 days ago
43.

Joe the plumber    

Sad, I really enjoyed this guy's role, he was funny and entertaining. My condolences to his family and friends.

277 days ago
44.

Sue from jersey    

He looked aged good guy rip

277 days ago
45.

Ashley    

Sad loss. He was the best one on the show...funny, sarcastic & surprisingly kind on occasion. Will miss him, his cat too. RIP Roy xx

277 days ago
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