Obituary: Billy Roy Baker

January 29, 2022

“Billy” Roy Baker, 73, of Clifton, Tenn., died in an automobile accident January 2 in Savannah, Tenn. He worked for American Commercial Barge Line for 38 years and was a… Read More

Capt. Donald H. Summers, 95, of St. Louis, Mo., a former captain for the excursion steamers Admiral and President, died December 26. Summers served in the U.S. Navy during World… Read More

Obituary: Thomas E. Maloney

November 28, 2021

Thomas F. Maloney, 81, of St. Louis, Mo., barge line executive, died November 14. He retired as president of Peavey Barge Lines at the age of 51. Prior to that,… Read More

Obituary: Ken Novak

November 28, 2021

Ken Novak, 95, originally from St. Louis, died November 18 of natural causes secondary to Parkinson’s Disease. He was a longtime employee of Mississippi Valley Barge Line…. This content… Read More

Richard Black Nissley died peacefully November 11, four days shy of his 93rd birthday. A graduate of University of Michigan in marine engineering/naval architecture, he also held degrees from Eastern… Read More

Obituary: James W. Harvey

November 21, 2021

James W. “Jim” or “Red” Harvey, 88, died October 12 in Sumner, Iowa. He was born December 25, 1932, in Vicksburg, Miss. At the age of 14, he walked down… Read More

Robert “Frank” Hollomon, Caruthersville, Mo., longtime marine insurance claims manager, died October 23. He was 73. He started his career in the river industry in 1980, working for Southern Towing… Read More

Obituary: Bob Drake

November 3, 2021

Bob Drake, 80, formerly of Maysville, Ky., died October 26 at Baptist Health Paducah. He worked for more than 40 years as an operations manager with Crounse Corporation…. This… Read More