Otis Redding III death: How did the son of Otis redding die? cause of death and obituary

Otis Redding III, son of Otis Redding, passed away at the age of 59. Redding performed with his brothers as “The Reddings,” continuing in his father’s musical legacy as a singer, composer, and guitarist. Let’s see How did the son of Otis redding Otis Redding III die and Otis Redding III cause of death in detail.


How did Otis Redding III die?

Otis Redding’s son, Otis Redding III, a musical hero in Macon, has passed away at the age of 59. According to Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones, Otis Redding III passed away on Tuesday at Atrium Health Navicent at about 9:45 a.m.

Numerous artists, who worked with Otis Redding III throughout the years, also confirmed the news of his death.

Mt Pilot Band wrote,

“We’re saddened to hear of the passing of Otis Redding III. We consider ourselves fortunate to have shared the stage with him and to get a small view of his world. He was a kind soul as evidenced by his volunteer work and giving back to the community he loved. Such a nice guy with a big smile and a big heart. RIP Big O.”

Southern Mecca Records CEO Derrick Chatman wrote,

“Otis Redding III. (R.I.P.) My prayers and condolences to the Redding family during the loss of Otis Redding III. We had a great relationship yet we got mad and made up on numerous occasions throughout our friendship. I’m glad that our last moments were great moments of love and peace .”

Redding performed with his brothers as “The Reddings,” continuing his father’s musical legacy as a singer, composer, and guitarist. Otis Redding, who was regarded as having one of the greatest voices ever, died in an aircraft accident on December 10, 1967, when he was just 26 years old.


Otis Redding III cause of death

Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones claims Redding passed away from an undisclosed illness. The precise Otis Redding III cause of death hasn’t been revealed, yet.

According to Jones, his family will make a statement later today. As soon as we find out more information, we’ll update this story.

Our staff does not confirm any rumors regarding the news, but you can be sure that we are doing everything in our power to gather relevant information about the tragedy and present the most recent updates as quickly as possible; nevertheless, remember that family privacy should be respected.


Who was Otis Redding III?

Together with his brother Dexter (bass and vocals) and Mark Lockett (drums, keys, and lead vocals), Otis Redding III (guitar) established the well-known funk, disco, and soul group The Reddings. Music was created, produced, and performed by Otis. He participated in the annual Otis Redding Singer/Songwriter Camp and was actively involved with The Otis Redding Foundation.

The Awakening and Remote Control are two of their best-known tunes. Together, the band produced six albums between 1980 and 1988.

A few of their best-known songs are “Remote Control” (1980), “Doin’ it” (1981), “Funkin On The One” (1982), “Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay” (1983), “Hand Dance” (1983), and “The Awakening” (1980), a bass-drums duet that Les Claypool (Primus) frequently performs live and can be found on his album Highball with the Devil.

On November 26, 1988, they released their album The Reddings, which peaked at #88 on the US Billboard album chart. It contained the number-one hit song “Call The Law,” which peaked on the Billboard Hot Black Singles Chart at #16 on November 26, 1988. The Reddings‘ debut album, The Awakening, contained the song “Remote Control,” which peaked at number 89 on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached number six on the Billboard Hot Soul Singles chart in December 1980.

An episode of the 1980s television show WKRP in Cincinnati featured a sample of the song. “Remote Control” is still being played on the radio in countries including Belgium, France, Italy, and The Netherlands. It was written by Nick Mann, Bill Beard, and Chet Fortune of the Washington, DC-based songwriting group Last Colony Music.

Dexter, Otis III, and Mark worked with producers Russell Timmons and Nick Mann at the Believe in a Dream studio in Washington, D.C. in 1979–1980 to create this album.


Tributes to Otis Redding III

Many people expressed their profound sympathies to his family and expressed how much they loved him. The news of this occurrence has upset his supporters and fans.

Musician Daniel Ford wrote :”RIP Otis Redding III. Soon after I joined Doc in 1987 we went to Capricorn Studio in Macon to cut some demos for a future album. Otis was running the studio at the time and engineered all the recordings. Talk about cuttin up! It was fun five times over. Fly high my left-handed brother.”

Jackson Daniel wrote: “Sad to read this morning of the passing of Otis Redding, III, and fondly remembering his visit to Forsyth to perform at the Monroe County Fine Arts Center in July 2018. He honored his dad’s legacy well and contributed much to the young people of Middle Georgia. Godspeed, O3! ”



For friends and family, funerals are an extremely difficult time. Due to the possibility that they won’t be able to attend the funeral, their obituary must be posted online so that those who cared strongly about them while they were alive can view or interact with it. One of the worst things anyone can go through in life is losing a loved one. Any journey must have a destination at the end. The person’s time on earth has regrettably come to an end now that they have died. We wish him eternal peace and send our thoughts and prayers to his loved ones, family, friends. May he rest in peace.

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