Raymond “Randy” Eckstein Jr., of New Orleans, retired president and CEO of the Gulf-Inland Division of Marquette Transportation Company LLC, died October 17 of cancer in Houston, Texas. He was… Read More

Donald Marshall Crosier, born December 9, 1934, near Buffalo Island, Mo., died September 19 at his home in Barlow, Ky. He started on the river in 1951 and began standing… Read More

Obituary: Elven Dykes Jr.

October 1, 2018

Elven Dykes Jr., died in Mandeville, La., September 19, following a battle with multiple system atrophy. His river career spanned 41 years, where he worked in numerous positions at Canal… Read More

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

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