"Shipping Wars" Star Roy Garber Dies at Age 49

Posted Sunday January 19, 2014 12:39 PM GMT

Bringing shocking news to the cast and viewers of "Storage Wars," the wheeling and dealing show's star, Roy Garber passed away on Friday (January 17), after suffering a heart attack.

TMZ has reported that the 49-year-old A&E trader was sped to a Texas hospital after his heart attack, but passed away shortly after, due to ongoing bouts he has reportedly had with a heart condition.

Roy's A&E biography called him a "serious jack-of-all-trades," who was also considered an "avid fisherman and master scuba diver," and a representative for the show stated that the cast is "deeply saddened by the loss of a member of the A&E family."

Mr. Garber leaves behind a son, Travis, whom he raised himself for more than 18 years, and a longtime girlfriend.

Photo Credit: A&E

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