On june 29,2022 Sonny Barger had passed away at the age of 83 due to cancer
He was the leader of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club
He was born on 8 October 1938
Sonny Barger features prominently in Hunter S. Thompson's book, Hell's Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs (1966). Barger and the Hells Angels are also depicted in Tom Wolfe's The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (1968)
Barger became a best-selling author with his autobiography, Hell's Angel: The Life and Times of Sonny Barger and the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club in the year 2000
In 1983, Barger was diagnosed with throat cancer after years of heavy smoking.Barger underwent surgery as a result of prostate cancer in 2012.
On June 29, 2022, Barger died after a battle with liver cancer aged 83.