01/29/2013 08:46 am ET Updated Mar 31, 2013

Leroy 'Sugarfoot' Bonner Dead: 'Love Rollercoaster' Singer Dies At 69

Funk legend and Ohio Players frontman Leroy "Sugarfoot" Bonner -- the voice behind "Love Rollercoaster" -- has died.

According to friends and bandmates, Bonner passed away over the weekend in Trotwood, Ohio following a battle with cancer. He was 69.

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