Obituary: Capt. Walter B. Hicks
Capt. Walter B. Hicks, 81, died December 10, 2017, at his home in Laurel, Miss. He went to work in 1958 on the Captain Mack. He later went to work for Finley Towing/Tuscaloosa Barge Line, where he was captain of the Bubba F. He then went to Warrior & Gulf Navigation. Hicks retired in 1998, but tripped for several years after. Over the years he did trips for Parker Towing, ACBL and Kirby Corporation.