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Walter Payton

Walter PaytonAKA Walter Jerry Payton

Born: 25-Jul-1954
Birthplace: Columbia, MS
Died: 1-Nov-1999
Location of death: Barrington, IL
Cause of death: Cancer - other
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Football

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Sweetness

Father: Edward Payton (d. 1979 brain aneurysm)
Mother: Alyne (d. 6-May-2013)
Brother: Eddie Payton (NFL running back, b. 3-Aug-1951)
Wife: Connie Payton (m. 7-Jul-1976, until his death, two children)
Son: Jarrett Walter Payton (b. 26-Dec-1980, NFL running back)
Daughter: Brittany

    University: Jackson State University

    Endorsement of General Mills Wheaties
    Ducks Unlimited
    Walter Payton Man of the Year 1977
    Pro Football Hall of Fame 1993

    Chicago Bears RB (1975-87)

Author of books:
Never Die Easy: The Autobiography of Walter Payton (2000, memoir)

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