Ohio Players, Leroy ‘Sugarfoot’ Bonner is dead at the age of sixty nine. The Funk Icon was known for being member of this R & B band which had single such as Fire and Love Rollercoaster from the 1970‘s.
He reportedly lost his battle with cancer on Saturday January 26, 2013 just days shy of his seventy birthday. He had performed live with the band right up until his death, a post on his Facebook.com page reads:
”While his family, friends, colleagues, and fans mourn his passing they celebrate fondly his memory, music and legacy.”