Pictured here: Freddy Cricien (Madball) & John Hughes (RIP)
We just got word from the MADBALL camp, that their friend and crew member John "Vermont" Hughes passed away yesterday night (January 15) at the young age of 28. Here is a message that the band posted a few hours ago regarding this very sad news:
"R.I.P. Jonathan Richard Hughes
"It is with great sorrow that we say good bye to one of our own tonight - He was a little brother to us all, a hard working and loyal young man who unfortunately had his life cut short. I can't thank him enough for all is help over the years - He was not just our Merch guy. He handled many duties and was helpful with many aspects of our "business". His input creatively with merchandising was always welcomed and greatly appreciated. On the personal side - we broke bread more times than I can count and shared many tales and good times. There will forever be a void in our camp without "the kid". We send our condolences with much love out to: Barb, Jen, Lydia and the entire Hughes Family.
"To my fellow highway man, continue on your Journey friend, we'll see you again.......
"Love Always, Freddy, Hoya, Mitts and Mike" - Madball
Our condolences go out to John's family, friends, and everyone at the MADBALL camp.
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