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By Emily Morgan On January 19, 2014

Shipping Wars Star Roy Garber Dies After Suffering A Heart Attack

The A&E show favorite is dead at 49 years old.

Roy Garber liked moving things and getting paid for it and that’s just what he did up until his death on Jan. 17.

The man who wasted no time on A&E’s hit reality show Shipping Wars died after suffering a heart attack, his long-time girlfriend told TMZ. He was rushed to a Texas hospital Friday night but passed away shortly after his arrival.

Roy Garber had a no-nonsense attitude on the A&E reality show. (Courtesy of A&E) 

The reality star was 49 years old. Roy suffered from heart conditions for a long time before his death, family members told TMZ.

A&E released a statement with their condolences and are "deeply saddened by the loss of a member of the A&E family."

Roy completed five seasons of Shipping Wars. In one episode he admitted that he only bathed once a week and washed his long white mane of hair once a month.

The cable network aired the final episodes of the fifth season on Jan. 14.

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