Capt. Jimmie Dale Brown, 82, of Selmer, Tenn., died June 25 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. He went to work on the river at the age of 19 (1957)… Read More

Edward Bryant Farrell Jr., 77, of Cordova, Tenn., died on May 30. From 1973–85, Farrell worked in marine sales for Dickson Diesel Parts in Memphis, Tenn. From 1986–2003, he was… Read More

William “Bill” Riley Dawson, 86, of Saint Charles, Mo., died on May 12. Dawson was a hardworking marine electrician at Dawson Marine Electric for more than 60 years. Even after… Read More

Capt. Travis Jeremy Porche, 35, a former captain for Genesis Marine, died January 25 after a brief hospitalization. He started working at age 18 as a deckhand with Horizon Maritime,… Read More

Obituary: Bruce Bacon

May 3, 2021

Bruce Bacon, NAMS-CMS of Milford, Ohio, owner and principal surveyor of Neptune Marine Surveys & Services, died March 25. In the mid-1970s, Bacon got his start decking for Dravo Mechling… Read More

Martin “Marty” Ozinga III, chairman of the board of Ozinga, died April 26. He was 71. Ozinga, a fourth-generation family business best known for its red and white striped concrete mixer trucks,… Read More

Capt. Harold A. Schultz, 80, of Paducah, Ky., died February 19 of Covid-19 and related pneumonia.  Schultz was a fixture on the inland waterways, having started as a deckhand when… Read More