Category Archives: R.I.P.

5/17/2022 – R.I.P. – Jessica McGuire

– On Monday (5/16/22), I received a shocking message from a mutual friend of myself and Jessica McGuire-Ellis. She had passed away that previous Saturday (5/14) from cancer. I’m still in shock over this. She was a very strong & … Continue reading

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1/16/2022 – R.I.P. – My Mom (Bobbie L. Johnson)

-Back when my Dad passed away (My Tribute to him can be read HERE), I said that for years I dreaded this day – as well as two more (at least) like it to go. Recently, one of those days … Continue reading

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10/6/2020 – R.I.P. – Eddie Van Halen

-On 10/6/2020, I was taking my last break on my “regular” job, sat down and took a look on Facebook via my phone. I was in shock to see that Guitar Hero Eddie Van Halen had died. An added shock … Continue reading

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3/21/2020-R.I.P.-Kenny Rogers

-Earlier today the news broke that KENNY ROGERS had passed away the night before at 10:25 PM at age 81. I wasn’t a deep fan but I knew of, and enjoyed, a good chunk of his hits-and even a few … Continue reading

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11/10/2019-R.I.P. – My Dad (Robert W. Johnson)

-For years I absolutely dreaded this day, as well as two more (at least) like it to go. Of course, I know that, at some point, both my Mom and Dad-as well as my baby boy cat Scruffy-will pass but … Continue reading

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6/29/2019-R.I.P.-The Syracuse New Times

-On June 26, 2019 THE SYRACUSE NEW TIMES published its last paper before heading off into the sunset. Back in the day when I was starting out in music, it was THE place to go to when looking to find … Continue reading

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5/17/2019-R.I.P. Grumpy Cat

-On May 17, 2019 it was announced that GRUMPY CAT (AKA Tardar Sauce) had passed away. All the info in regards to that is in the pic above. Grumpy Cat was a major internet sensation and has probably a million … Continue reading

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