It is with deep regret that we share the devastating and tragic news of the sudden and totally unexpected passing of John Lawton on 29. June 2021.

John will be greatly missed.

A private funeral service to celebrate John’s life will be held following his wishes.

RIP John Lawton pic.twitter.com/fUaWBa0Pec

— Uriah Heep (@uriah_heep) July 6, 2021