Joseph “J” Andrews III of St. Louis, a longtime marine insurance broker, died March 28 at the age of 62. He was a vice president of Arthur J. Gallagher Risk… Read More

Obituary: Bruce Scherr

April 10, 2020

Bruce Scherr, former president and CEO of Informa Economics, died April 5 in Florida. Scherr joined what was then Sparks Companies in 1987, eventually reaching the post of president and… Read More

Obituary: Martin Hall

April 10, 2020

Martin Hall, 53, of Hammond, La., (formerly of Olmsted, Ill.,) passed away at home on March 8. He worked as a towboat pilot for American Commercial Barge Line for many… Read More

William John “Johnny” Bull Sr., 77, died February 14 at the Baton Rouge General Hospital, after a battle with cancer. He worked for many years at Dredging Supply Company Inc.,… Read More

Obituary: Chuck Miller

March 2, 2020

Charles F. “Chuck” Miller, 71, of Paducah, Ky., died December 11, 2019, at his residence. He was a purchasing agent for several barge companies including MEMCO, AEP, ACBL and Agri-Trans. Read More

Obituary: Eddie Conrad

February 8, 2020

Edward Gabriel “Eddie” Conrad, 80, who founded Compass Marine, RV River Charters and Riverbarge Excursion Lines, died January 24 in Algiers, La. Conrad began his career in the marine industry… Read More

Obituary: Edward Donald Fry

February 8, 2020

Edward Donald Fry, 85, former executive at Grafton Boat Works and other shipyards, died November 21, 2019, in North Fort Myers, Fla. He grew up in his father, Everette’s, East… Read More

Obituary: John W. Sansing

January 17, 2020

John W. Sansing, 88, died January 2, at The Pinnacle of Greenville (Miss.) following a battle with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases. After serving in the U.S. Navy during the Korean… Read More

Obituary: Pamela Weiss

January 17, 2020

Pamela Weiss of St. Louis, Mo., recently retired logistics specialist, died January 14 of cancer. She was 63. She began her long career in the river industry working in the… Read More

Obituary: Douglas Eggburn

December 6, 2019

Douglas Eggburn, 77, of Sheridan, Ark., died unexpectedly November 25. He was a former crane operator for S.O.G Construction Company for several projects on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System… Read More

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