memorials

Nov. 22: National Fallen Truckers Memorial Day

| October 14, 2014

Spearheaded by driver Dave Lippert, the both on- and off-line event is intended to honor and remember "all our fellow drivers and families," according to the main online hub for the event on Facebook.

A memorial to my brother

| May 26, 2014

The story of 1LT James Lyons' death in military combat in Iraq, told in the voice of Wendy Parker's brother, SGT Lehi Benton.

Bobby Bright’s final ride: June 15, 1945-Oct. 10, 2012

| October 23, 2012

Remembering Virginia-based hauler Bobby Bright, memorialized by his son Robert with a final big-rig ride to his final resting place October 16, 2012, at Madison Garden Cemetery in Madison, Va.

A wife’s tribute to her longtime owner-operator

| September 24, 2012

Owner-operator Clive Hemmings passed away during a run to Florida on September 30, 2011. His wife, Valerie, offers up this poem to his memory. He will be missed.

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