there are people in the background of your life, friends and family of your friends and family, who you've met a couple times and you don't know well, but their continued existence is a comfort to you and you're pretty sure they're going to be around forever. they are not.
good friends of mine knew Josh "That Guy at the 9:30 Club" Burdette very well. my heart goes out to them. I'm sorry I never knew him better.