Updated: 04/17/2018 10:34 AM | First Published: 04/17/2018 10:26 AM

What had Happened to Roy Garber from 'Shipping Wars'?



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Roy Garber was an American shipper known for appearing in the A&E TV reality series, Shipping Wars.

He was best known as "The Handyman" among the viewers.

One of the top earners in the country, Roy owned and operated a shipping business called Arbie’s Team Transport in New Hampshire.

He was described as “a serious jack-of-all-trades and major know-it-all” in the show.

He owned a cat named Muffy, who used to travel with him and also appeared on the show with him.

He was one of the main cast members on ‘Shipping Wars’ from season one to five and had been a fan favorite.

So, fans were very sad when he suddenly passed away from a heart attack at the age of 49, on January 18, 2014.

He died just a few days after ‘Shipping Wars’ wrapped its fifth season.

He was seen in first two episodes of the show’s sixth season, which premiered on June 3, 2014.

Afterwards, his beloved cat, Muffy was sent to live with his mother in New Hampshire.

He left behind his longtime girlfriend and his son, Travis.