David Edward Hughes, of Amsterdam, due to circumstances beyond his control, the familiar powerful voice has been silenced.

A Memorial Service will be held Friday, June 16, 2017, at 3 p.m. at Shuttleworth Park, Home of Amsterdam Mohawks Baseball,  Crescent Avenue in Amsterdam. The family asks all who are coming to wear their favorite Amsterdam Mohawks Fan Gear in honor of the team David loved. Arrangements are under the direction of the Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home, 171 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam, NY 12010. Please leave condolences online at