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1st Annual Shain Gandee Memorial Mud Run

Courtesy of Ashley Gandee Lewis

Shain Gandee is gone, but he will certainly not be forgotten.

More than a hundred people turned out for the first annual Shain Gandee Memorial Mud Run Wednesday in Proctorville, Ohio, to pay tribute to the Buckwild star who died tragically earlier this week.

Friends of Gandee organized the event, which saw those in attendance meet at Gandee's General Store in Crown City then drive out to a local "mud hole" for a little four-wheeling action in celebration of Gandee's life.

1st Annual Shain Gandee Memorial Mud Run

Courtesy of Ashley Gandee Lewis

Per local station WOWKTV, several people who did not know the reality star drove more than two hours to take part in the event and help raise money for Gandee's family. Many showed up in trucks, ATVs and motorbikes, and sported T-shirts in Gandee's memory.

"We fell in love with him like a lot of people did from the show Buckwild and just wanted to show his family support," one attendee, Samantha Parks, told the station.

Gandee's body was discovered on Monday morning along with the bodies of his uncle David Gandee and another man, Donald Myers, in the 21-year-old's Ford Bronco after the trio went out four-wheeling in Sissonville, W.Va.

According to the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office, autopsies revealed the men died from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning when the vehicle's tailpipe became submerged deep in mud.

A family source has since confirmed to E! News that MTV has offered to cover the expenses for Shain's funeral. His burial is expected to take place this weekend.

1st Annual Shain Gandee Memorial Mud Run

Courtesy of Ashley Gandee Lewis

—Additional Reporting by Baker Machado