Started in 1975 and finally broke free in 1983. The lesson: do not break ties with your friends. They could be your lifeline. I did not do that...but things worked out for the better over time.
I remember Jeff Longley, he was a good person. His father worked at Davenport Bank.. Here is his father's obituary, it appear Jeff still lives in Davenport. I was a Wow in 1976-77 in Davenport. https://qctimes.com/news/local/obituaries/robert-longley/article_68991440-7830-5a27-8f3c-b804b7ef6bcc.html