James A. Layton, 84, a longtime grain freight trader who lived in St. Louis, Mo., died June 3. He was a member and past president of the Merchants Exchange of… Read More

Hubert Carlton Decker, 93, of Hardinsburg, Ky., died January 16 at Breckinridge Memorial Hospital. He was retired from Teco Energy, formerly Mid-South Towing Company, where he worked for 20 years,… Read More

Judge Goebel Long Jr., 87, of Paducah, Ky., died February 28 at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. Long was a riverboat captain for 58 years for multiple companies and a veteran… Read More

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… Read More

Conrad Breit, third generation of the well-known Hjalmar Breit family of surveyors, died unexpectedly at home, reportedly from a seizure, December 10. A resident of Destrehan, La., he was 51… Read More

Obituary: James Lee Robinson

December 11, 2017

Capt. James Lee “Jim” Robinson, 75, of Savannah, Tenn., died October 29. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he worked as a towboat captain for Tennessee Valley Towing…. This… Read More

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