Old Athens Daily News Sports writer John Futch dies in Cambodia


John Futch, former Athens Daily sports editor News in the 1970s, died Thursday in Cambodia, where he moved a few years ago. He was 75 years old.

Futch, who had a 45-year career in journalism, spent much of those years with the Long Beach Post-Telegram in California, but he also worked with the Boca Raton newspaper in Florida and the Atlanta Constitution. .

Futch was exiting a vehicle in Cambodia earlier this month when he fell and hit his head. He then died in a hospital from complications including stroke and pneumonia, according to the Post-Telegram.

Futch, a journalism graduate from the University of Georgia in 1967, also served as a lieutenant in the United States Army during the Vietnam War, where he was awarded a Bronze Star.

With a college degree and experience as a combat military leader, Futch began his career as a journalist with the Athens Daily. News .

“Johnny was the sports writer…

Read more

Sport News Highlights

  • Headline: Old Athens Daily News Sports writer John Futch dies in Cambodia
  • Check all news and articles from the Sports news updates.
Disclaimer: If you need to update/edit/remove this news or article then please contact our support team.
For Latest Updates Follow us on Google News
Bollyinside - US Local News & Breaking News Stories
Compare items
  • Total (0)