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"Sonny" Fletcher Lott

October 17, 1941 December 12, 2013
"Sonny" Fletcher Lott
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Obituary for "Sonny" Fletcher Lott

Sonny Lott,71, a Iowa City Musician, and local legend ,peacefully left this earth on Thursday December 12,2013 from a long battle with cancer. A gathering time will be Monday December 16th from 5-7PM at Lensing Funeral Service in Iowa City. There will also be a “Sonny Lott Memorial Jam” on December 27 at The Mill in Iowa City at 7PM.
Sonny, whose real name is Fletcher Henderson Lott, came to Iowa City over forty years ago, and played drums with many of the best bands in the area. He was known mainly known as a rock steady drummer. Sonny was also a fantastic vocalist, famous for his renditions of “Mustang Sally”, “Stormy Monday” and the other classics. Perhaps his greatest gift was his ability to befriend practically everyone he met.
Survivors include: three daughters; Vikki Lott-Hoke, Rubi and Kim Lott; his former wife Gertrude Chambers, and his adopted family,The Hayward’s, and countless friends and fans.
He was preceded in death by his son Tony.
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