Sonny is survived by his wife of 47 years, Cindy Clapp; one son, Jonathon Clapp and wife Karen; one daughter, Jenny Baker and husband Chris; two grandchildren, Katye Baker and Finn Clapp; one brother, Freddie Clapp and wife Rhonda; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Delsie Clapp; and one sister, Joanne Clapp.
Memorial service was held Saturday at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Metropolis with Rev. James Wright officiating.
Memorials may be made to Trinity Presbyterian Church Building and Ground Fund for stained glass refurbishment, 605 Metropolis St., Metropolis, IL 62960; or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memorial/Honor Program, 501 St. Jude Program, Memphis, TN 38105-9956.
Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home of Metropolis was in charge of arrangements.