Breaking News…. Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner has gone on to the funky heaven above. While FMN digs out some details from this tragic event, let us revel in the genius that was Sugarfoot, and all he imparted upon the Ohio Players since their inception as the Ohio Untouchables in 1968.
“Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner, the flamboyant front man of the Ohio Players, has died. As the lead guitarist and vocalist on many of their biggest hits, including “Love Rollercoaster,” “Fire” and more, Bonner was among the most respected and beloved funk men of the 70s and 80s, and he continued to perform well into the 21st Century. He will be missed.” … Read the rest of the article at http://www.soultracks.com/story-sugarfoot-dies