Walter Payton

Birth Name: Walter Jerry Payton

Date of Birth: July 25, 1953

Place of Birth: Columbia, Mississippi, U.S.

Date of Death: November 1, 1999

Place of Death: South Barrington, Illinois, U.S.

Ethnicity: African-American

Walter Payton was an American football player. He was a running back, and played for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He was nicknamed “Sweetness.”

Walter was the son of Alyne (Sibley) and Edward Charles “Pete” Payton. He was married to Connie Norwood, until his death, with whom he had two children, including professional football player Jarrett Payton.

Source: Obituaries of Walter Payton and his parents –

1 Response

  1. jackson9 says:

    No picture? arguably the greatest running back in NFL history

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