Obituaries

The marine industry mourns the loss of people whose inventiveness and business expertise have been the foundation of its success and helped it grow and prosper.

Industry mourns former Cobia and Robalo owner

Edward Noah Atchley, former co-owner of Cobia Boats and later owner of Robalo Boats, died April 19 in Houston after battling lung cancer for a year and succumbing to pneumonia. He was 81.

lane

Chaparral/Robalo’s Jim Lane was a leader, mentor

Chaparral and Robalo Boats president Jim Lane of Valdosta, Ga., died March 19, losing a long struggle with leukemia. He was 73. Lane came on board with company founder William “Buck” Pegg in 1977 and formed Chaparral Boats. During a career that spanned almost four decades, Lane was widely respected as an intuitive businessman, an…more

Longtime Rhode Island harbor official dies at 97

William “Bill” Muessel, who spent three decades in the Lighthouse Service and Coastguard in Newport, R.I., and another three-and-a-half decades as Newport Harbor coordinator and assistant harbormaster, died April 15. He was 97.

Mourning a man of ‘quiet strength’

Frank Herhold, whose influence on the industry extended well beyond his role as president of the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, died Dec. 5 in Fort Lauderdale. He was 76.

1 2 3 4 21

Vote Today

What are your expectations for the U.S. economy in 2017?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Login to Trade Only Today

Lost Password