Guns N’ Roses star Duff McKagan took to social media today and mourned his long-time buddy and boxing coach of lots of celebrities, Stan Ward, who passed away this week.

While sending his beautiful words to Stan, Duff McKagan did not forget to support Stan’s wife, Kathy. One of the users who reacted to the post by pushing the like button was Guns N’ Roses keyboardist Melissa Reese.

Here is the caption:

“Rest In Peace, Stan. He was our ‘Coach.’ My sincere condolences to his wife Kathy and to all of those whose life was affected so positively by Coach.

To the end… He always called me ‘young man’ or ‘son.’ You will be missed, Stan… Keep punching.”

A follower named nancyweisler commented and sent his condolences:

“So sorry Duff, his fighting spirit lives on through you, Majid and all his students. 🙏🏻💗”

Another user, linx_ash wrote this:

“Rest in Peace. Mr.Stan. Well..My Rock vocal ‘Coach’ is W. Axl Rose. enable. eternal. Thanks Million…Let there GNR be GLORY😊🤘”

Check out that emotional post below.