We have 2 volunteers within ten miles of your requested photo location. About 4,500 mourners crowded Macon’s City Auditorium for Redding’s funeral a week later. // --> . In Loving Memory of Otis Redding Jr. September 9, 1941 December 10, 1967 You will always be remembered as a Loving Husband, Father, Extraordinary Friend and Legendary Entertainer. 1 on the pop and R&B charts. Failed to delete memorial. Are you sure that you want to delete this photo? In 1992, a release of the CD "The Very Best of Otis Redding” was issued and soon went gold after selling more than 500,00 copies. A system error has occurred. porteur de cercueil honoraire James Brown (flèche) regarde tristement Make sure that the file is a photo. For Edits select Suggest Edits on the memorial page. We have 2 volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location. At around 3:30 p.m. on a foggy Sunday afternoon, December 10, 1967, the plane, which encountered a storm en route from Cleveland to a concert in Madison, plunged … If you have questions, please contact support@findagrave.com. Four months after his death, Otis Redding would achieve his first American number one album for his hit which hit No. Are you sure that you want to delete this memorial? This flower has been reported and will not be visible while under review. // -->. Mort à 26 ans dans un accident d'avion, il laissa derrière lui une oeuvre de quelques années, extrêmement dense. An email has been sent to the person who requested the photo informing them that you have fulfilled their request, There is an open photo request for this memorial. During the mid-1960s, he toured the United States playing numerous one-night engagements in theatres such as the Apollo in New York City, New York and clubs frequented by African-Americans. To suggest a correction or addition, visit the memorial page and click Suggest Edits. He was buried on the grounds of his family estate. You need a Find a Grave account to add things to this site. Ironically, although he consistently impacted the R&B charts beginning with the Top Ten appearance of "Mr. Pitiful" in 1965, none of Redding's singles fared better than #21 on the pop Top Forty. Your password must be at least 8 characters, Please check the I'm not a robot checkbox, If you want to be a Photo Volunteer you must enter a ZIP Code or select your location on the map. var a=new Image(); a.src=img; return a; Save to an Ancestry Tree, a virtual cemetery, your clipboard for pasting or Print. Soul singer Otis Redding had acquired his own plane to make touring less hectic, but the twin-engine Beechcraft H18 would prove his fatal undoing. Arthur Conley, Solomon Burke, Eart Simms, Clark Waldon sortent le corps de l’auditorium. GREAT NEWS! Verify and try again. Born in Dawson, Georgia, the son of a Baptist minister, he grew up in poverty in the Tindall Heights housing projects of Macon, Georgia, where he started singing in the church choir of Vineville Baptist Church. We have a volunteer within fifty miles of your requested photo location. Otis Sr. worked at Robins Air Force Base, one of the local places of employment for blacks, and preached on the weekends. To suggest a change to a cemetery page, visit the Cemetery Corrections forum. To add a flower, click the “Leave a Flower” button. GREAT NEWS! Oops, something didn't work. // -->