Storage Wars’ Gunter Nezhoda Dead at 67 After Lung Cancer Battle

Gunter Nezhoda

Storage Wars star Gunter Nezhoda has died after a battle with lung most cancers. He was 67.

“It is a very unhappy day and it is a very laborious video for me to make,” the truth TV star’s son Rene Nezhoda mentioned in a Wednesday, March 22, Instagram video. “My dad, six months in the past, was identified with lung most cancers — he’s been smoking for 30 years. He’s been smoking for a very long time and final evening he handed away in his sleep peacefully from issues from lung most cancers.”

Rene, 45, defined that his late father had “all types of holes in his lungs” and there was “nothing else that medical doctors may do” relating to remedy.

“I’m solely making this video as a result of lots of you linked with my dad,” the Cut price Hunters Thrift Retailer proprietor mentioned on Wednesday. “My dad was one of many guys on Storage Wars that by no means actually acquired any hate. Folks simply cherished being round him, together with the crew. Everyone cherished working with my dad.”

Rene concluded: “All of the love that you simply guys have proven him and the help, he actually appreciates that, and now hopefully he’s now up there in heaven with my mother dancing once more, and no extra ache and stuff like this.”

Storage Wars’ Star Gunter Nezhoda Dead at 67 After Lung Cancer Battle

Gunter Nezhoda

Gunter beforehand appeared on a number of episodes of A&E’s Storage Wars between 2015 and 2019, the place he’d hunt for numerous treasures in repossessed storage models. The Austria native was additionally an actor, photographer and bassist. The Do Not Disturb star had performed bass with the likes of Pat Travers, Leslie West, Michael Schenker and Kevin DuBrow.

The late musician is survived by his two sons Rene and Ricky, whom he shared with late spouse Johanna Meyer, and granddaughters Cali and Lily.

“This yr has been actually robust, however I’ll cherish the reminiscences for a lifetime,” Ricky captioned his personal tribute on Wednesday. “Relaxation straightforward now Pops.”

Ricky additionally shared a slew of throwback household pictures of his father. “That smile tho,” he captioned a pic of Gunter holding his daughter Cali, whom he shares with associate Elise Brooke. “For those who knew Gunter, you knew he by no means had the highest 3 buttons [on his shirt] accomplished. Chest out for the women 😂 ❤️.”

The late A&E character was beforehand married to Meyer earlier than her 2015 loss of life. “R.I.P. Johanna Mayer/Nezhoda Most exceptional girls I’ve ever identified !!!!!!!!!!,” Rene tweeted that June. “Thanks for being my #mother.”