Sad news in Athens today. We have lost one of our own and at too young an age. The body of Jon Guthrie was found today inside his wrecked car on Beaverdam Road. Reports say it appears that he lost control of the vehicle while crossing over a bridge.
Jon was an incredible musician in several bands around town which included the Vigilantes of Love and Love Tractor. He performed alongside his father and uncle in the Michael Guthrie Band.
News of Jon’s disappearance spread like wildfire on social networks, spearheaded by friends and family determined to find him. He was last seen on Sunday morning leaving RPM at around 1 a.m. and news of his death has left us all stunned.
All of our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends at this time. Any further announcements will be posted here as we are updated.
Memorial services for Jon Guthrie scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 4 at 3 p.m. at the Salvation Worship and Service Center (784 N. Chase Street)