The Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay singer's larger-than-life sign, which will be unveiled by members of the Redding family and the Otis Redding Memorial Committee in Gray, Georgia on Friday evening (18Sep15), features an image of Redding performing and the words "Jones County, GA Home of Otis Redding".

The soul man was born in nearby Dawson, Georgia on 9 September, 1941. He died in a plane crash in December, 1967.