Elmer Morley, MPT Founder, Passes at 85


Published Aug 19, 2015 4:31 PM by The Maritime Executive

Maritime Professional Training’s founder, Elmer Morley, and father to Lisa Morley, Ted Morley and Amy Beavers, passed away from pancreatic cancer on August 17th. Each of his children hold prominent positions at MPT. 

Morley was a chief engineering instructor at Maritime Professional Training, which he founded in 1983. MPT is one of the largest privately held maritime training facilities in the U.S. and consistently trains over 10,000 students annually.

He was also a father, grandfather, great grandfather, and loving husband to Beverly. The Morley family will honor its patriarch on August 22nd at a public service at Rio Vista Community Church, located at 880 S. Federal Hwy in Fort Lauderdale at 2 PM on Saturday, August 22nd. All are welcome to join in honoring his life and legacy.