‘Shipping Wars’ star Roy Garber dead after heart attack

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Shipping Wars star Roy Garber died on Friday, Jan. 17 of a heart attack at age 49. Credit: Ian Spanier Photography/A&E

After debuting in 2012, ‘Shipping Wars’ has emerged as one of the highest rated programs on A&E. The television program follows six independent transporters across the country as they ship unique and strange items.

Unfortunately, one of the stars of the show – Roy Garber – has passed away, this according to multiple sources including TMZ.

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.

Known for his gruff personality, Mr. Perfect as he referred to himself was known for his desire for perfection and problem solving during shipments.

Garber also traveled with his cat ‘Muffy’ who was found safe according to TMZ and is en route back to New Hampshire.

It’s been reported that Garber, who appeared to smoke heavily, had been dealing with a heart condition for quite some time. He was 49 years old.

The show, currently in its sixth season, brings in 1 to 2 million viewers per airing.

Topics: Shipping Wars, Television

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