Another lawsuit has been filed in the deadly capsizing of an oilfield boat during a storm in the Gulf of Mexico. The sister of 62-year-old Gregory Walcott, a crew member presumed dead after the Seacor Power liftboat capsized April 13 during severe weather 8 miles south of Port Fourchon, filed suit in state district court in Thibodaux.
ABBEVILLE, La.(KLFY) As seven men remain unaccounted for following the Seacor lift boat disaster, loved ones of one of those missing, 62-year-old Gregory Walcott of Abbeville, honored his memory during a celebration of life ceremony in Abbeville.Church goers from Abbeville and the surrouding area, gathered Sunday at Ark of the Covenant Deliverance Ministries and participated in prayer and music service as they remembered Walcott who was known for putting a smile on anyone’s face.
One of the men lost in the Seacor Power disaster was remembered by friends and family today.Gregory Walcott is one of the men who has never been found.There were 19 people on board when the lift boat capsized during severe weather south of Port Fourchon April 13.
ABBEVILLE, La.(KLFY) A memorial service for missing Seacor crew member Gregory Walcott is set for 11 a.m. Sunday.Walcott, of Abbeville, remains missing following the Seacor power boat tragedy.His family and friends will gather at the Ark of the Covenant ministries in Abbeville.
A memorial service will be held Sunday for , who was on board the Seacor Power lift boat when it capsized last month.The service is set for 11 a.m. at Ark of the Covenant Ministries, located at 210 South Saint Valerie Street in Abbeville.A balloon release and celebration will follow the service from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Walcott is one of seven crew members still missing from the Seacor Power.
The family for Gregory Walcott is hosting a crawfish boil fundraiser on Friday.The event will be held from 12 pm to 4 pm at TLC's Seafood, 1000 S. State St. in Abbeville.Tickets are $25 and includes five pounds of hot boiled crawfish with sides.
ABBEVILLE, La (KLFY) — Abbeville seafood restaurant, TLC’s Seafood, is holding a fundraiser to support the family of Gregory Walcott, an Abbeville man who was a part of the Seacor Power crew.Walcott was a loyal customer of the restaurant, and he was due to visit this week.
LAFOURCHE PARISH (WVUE) -The Lafourche Parish Coroner’s Office confirmed Wednesday morning that the body of 31-year-old Quinon Pitre was recovered from the capsized Seacor Power lift vessel.Pitre, of St. Mary Parish, is the sixth man to be recovered.Seven crew members remain missing as divers continue search efforts inside the vessel.
Divers searching the wreckage of the Seacor Power recovered a sixth body on Tuesday, according to reports from The Advocate.The Lafourche Parish Coroner has identified the body as Quinon Pitre, 31, of Franklin.Pitre was found inside the vessel by divers.There have now been six bodies recovered, six survivors and seven remain missing out of the 19-person crew of the Seacor Power.
LAFOURCHE PARISH, La.(KADN) – The search for the eight missing Seacor crewman continues in the Gulf of Mexico south of Port Fourchon.Divers from Donjon Marine continue to search to capsized Seacor Power lift boat under direction of the Seacor company.The United Cajun Navy is utilizing seaplanes to grid search the area around the site.
PORT FOURCHON, La.(KLFY) — Families of the still missing Seacor Power crew members remain hopeful their loved ones will be found alive six days after the vessel capsized.Abbeville native, Gregory Walcott (62), has not been found in the search.
Family members of those missing in the Seacor Power disaster remain guardedly hopeful as days pass and more heartbreaking news on the rescue and recovery continues to slowly trickle in."What if they go through all the floors and they don't find them?Are they still out there in the sea?"
85, Corning Glass retiree, passed away Sunday 04/18/2021.Celebration of Life 1:00PM Wednesday, 04/21/2021, Clifford D Garrett Family Funeral Home Chapel.Clifford D Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson.Online condolences clifforddgarrettfamilyfh.com Virgil Ray Irwin, age 85, passed away April 13, 2021.
CUT OFF, La.(AP) — Relatives of crew members who were on a lift boat that capsized off Louisiana last week said they have been told by authorities that another body has been found as the search for the remaining eight people who were on the vessel continued Monday.
GALLIANO, LA.— A sister of Gregory Walcott, one of the missing Seacor crew members, tells WGNO that officials have found a fifth body.We’re told the body is badly decomposed and has not been identified.The United Cajun Navy is joining the Coast Guard in search efforts on Monday at 7:30 a.m.
Dawn Saddler, sister of missing crewmember Gregory Walcott, talks to reporters as she leaves a briefing for family members by Coast Guard and NTSB officials in Port Fouchon, La., Friday, April 16, 2021. The Coast Guard has told families of missing workers that another body has been found from the lift boat capsized off the Louisiana coast and a coroner has confirmed that to a news outlet. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) — Divers searching the site of a capsized lift boat off Louisiana recovered