(left top) mike ward, (back row left to right) tommy chambliss, larry ray, red reese, boo williams, randall goodman, keith jones ( front row left to right ) younk levitt, earnest dowdell and claude ellington celebrate earnest’s retirement in 1994. earnest began working for dr. swingle and fisheries as a 13-year-old water boy in 1947 and retired after 47 years with fisheries.