Legendary Steamboat Captain, Calliopist ‘Doc’ Hawley Remembered Legendary Steamboat Captain, Calliopist ‘Doc’ Hawley Remembered
Legendary Steamboat Captain, Calliopist ‘Doc’ Hawley Remembered

Legendary calliopist and steamboat master Capt. Clarke Campbell “Doc” Hawley, a native of Charleston, W.Va., and a near-50-year resident of New Orleans, died November 12 from complications related to throat… Read More

Capt. Joseph Schaum, 90, of Sardis, Ohio, died December 14, 2022, at the West Virginia University Medicine Wetzel County Hospital in New Martinsville, W.Va. He had a 50-year license from… Read More

Obituary: David L. Wright

February 16, 2023

David L. Wright, 69, of Ashland, Ky., passed away on February 2. Wright had worked at the Marine Repair Terminal for Ashland Oil and was later towboat crew coordinator into… Read More

Obituary: Flo Leibee

February 16, 2023

Flo Leibee, 83, of Louisa, Ky., died on January 30. Leibee had been a cook aboard the Valvoline for Ashland Oil, continuing into Marathon Ashland and retiring from Marathon Petroleum. Read More

William “Eddie” Mauk, 56, of Ashland, Ky., died on January 28. Mauk had long been a mechanic shift foreman in the Motor Shop of the Ashland Oil Marine Repair Terminal… Read More

Obituary: Jack Lambert

January 23, 2023

John W. “Jack” Lambert, 93, of Eagan, Minn., founder of Twin City Barge & Towing in South St. Paul, Minn., died December 13 due to complications from Alzheimer’s Disease. He… Read More

Obituary: David Bardelmeier

January 9, 2023

David J. Bardelmeier, 85, of Edwardsville, Ill., former customer service manager of Fabick Power Systems, died December 21 at Stillwater Senior Living in Edwardsville. Before working for Fabick, Bardelmeier also… Read More

Obituary: Jack Hynes

November 14, 2022

John “Jack” Hynes, St. Louis, Mo., retired SCNO Barge Lines Inc. executive, died November 1 at home. He was 86. During his 40-year career in the river industry, he served… Read More

Obituary: Frank Roth Jr.

November 14, 2022

Frank Roth Jr., thought to be one of the longest serving employees of American River Transportation Company, died October 16 in St. Louis, Mo., at the age of 87. He… Read More

Obituary: Pat Williams Jr.

November 14, 2022

Argus Patterson “Pat” Williams Jr., 72, of Lonoke, Ark., died at his home on October 30 after a long battle with cancer. He began his life-long career centered around the… Read More

Obituary: Hulen Dunkin

November 14, 2022

Hulen Dunkin, 72, of McCrory, Ark., died October 18 at his home. He worked for more than 40 years as a towboat chief engineer on the Mississippi River…. This… Read More

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