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Payton Jr., Walter b. August 23, 1942 d. October 28, 2010 Jazz Musician. A bassist, his first instrument of choice was a sousaphone while a child; he would switch to the base after watching a concert by James Moody and Ellis Marsalis' New Orleans Jazz Quintet in 1958. Payton was educated at Xavier University, earning a degree in Music, while establishing himself as a well-known musician in New Orleans; he achieved attention nationally with his instrumental contributions on Lee...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Payton, Walter 'Sweetness' b. July 25, 1954 d. November 1, 1999 Hall of Fame Professional Football Player. For thirteen seasons (1975 to 1987), he played at the running back position in the National Football League with the Chicago Bears. Nicknamed "Sweetness", he was one of the greatest running backs in NFL history. Born Walter Jerry Payton in Columbia, Mississippi, he attended Jackson State University (where he earned All-American status) and was selected by the Bears during the 1st round (fourth overall pick) of the 1975 NFL Draft. Payton established...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Cause of death: Liver disease complicated by cancer Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, Ashes Given to Family
Payton, Dennis b. August 11, 1943 d. December 17, 2006 Musician. Also known as Denis Payton. A native of Walthamstow, London, he was a founding member of the 1960s British rock group The Dave Clark Five. A versatile musician, Payton played the saxophone, harmonica and guitar. The group formed in Tottenham, England in 1960 and was one of the main rivals of The Beatles with such songs as "Glad All Over", "Bits and Pieces", "Because" and "Catch Us If You Can". They disbanded in 1973. (Bio by: C.S.) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Payton, Corse b. December 18, 1866 d. February 23, 1934 Theatrical Producer. Named Corse was given him by his father who had served in the Civil War under General John M. Corse in the Sixth Iowa Infantry, he received his education in Centerville Schools. At a young age he left home in search of excitement and joined a traveling circus. A few months later he decided to return home and with his brother organized a theater stock company, known as Corse Payton’s Comedy Company. In 1900 after years of trouping through the Middle West he arrived in...[Read More] (Bio by: Gary Craver) Oakland Cemetery, Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA Plot: Section 2, Lot 12, Block 6, 3rd Space from South End
Payton, Lawrence b. March 2, 1938 d. June 20, 1997 R&B Singer. A member of the musical group, 'The Four Tops.' The group was formed in Detroit, Michigan, and included Renaldo Benson, Abdul Fakir, and Levi Stubbs. The friends met while attending different high schools. In 1953 or 1954 they began performing together under the name, 'The Four Aims' later changing it to 'The Four Tops' when they signed to the Chess Record Label in 1956, with the help of Payton's cousin, Roquel Davis, who joined the group as a songwriter. For Chess they recorded the...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Cause of death: Cancer Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA Plot: Section 40
Samuel, Archie Payton b. July 26, 1866 d. January 26, 1875 Western Frontier Figure. Born in Clay, Missouri, he was the younger half-brother of American outlaws Frank and Jesse James. Suffering from mental retardation, he had a hard time growing up. His elder half-brothers Frank and Jesse were always in trouble with the law and the Samuel farm was often ransacked by other outlaws. On January 26, 1875, Pinkerton detectives, hoping to track down Frank and Jesse, surrounded the farm and they threw a bomb through the window. The bomb landed into the fire...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Mount Olivet Cemetery, Kearney, Clay County, Missouri, USA
Payton, Barbara b. November 16, 1927 d. May 8, 1967 Actress. Born Barbara Redfield in Cloquet, Minnesota, a small town 20 miles west of Duluth), she was of Norwegian-German ancestry. At 11 years old, her grandfather's timberlands were burned by a forest fire and the family moved to Odessa, TX. She attended Baylor Junior High and graduated from Odessa High School. For escape from the family's problems, she went to the local movie house, the Chief Theater. As a teenager, Barbara blossomed into a very attractive, leggy blonde with a waiting list...[Read More] (Bio by: Donna Di Giacomo) Cypress View Mausoleum and Crematory, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA Plot: Chapel of Promise Niche 28 (downstairs) in the middle at the top right side
Walter (Jacobs), Little (Marion Walter) b. May 1, 1930 d. February 15, 1968 Blues Musician. Born Marion Walter Jacobs, he is given credit for changing the sound of the blues by amplifying the harmonica to achieve the moaning, echoing hornlike sounds that are common in today's blues. He was also a proficient guitarist. He moved to Chicago in the early 1950s to become a session player for Chess Records, appearing on recordings of the labels top artist. This earned him an invitation to join the Muddy Waters band giving him the exposure needed to start his own recording...[Read More] (Bio by: Jim Adams) Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum, Evergreen Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA Plot: Section SW, Block 28, Lot 5, Grave 5 (near the fence that borders Pulaski Rd.).
Horton, Walter 'Shakey' b. April 6, 1918 d. December 8, 1981 Walter "Shakey" Horton, blues harmonica player also know as "Big Walter" so he would not be confused with "Little Walter" Jacobs. He served a long tenure as a session player for Chess Records during the 1950s appearing on recordings of Otis Rush, Muddy Waters, Jimmie Rogers and many others. During the 1960s he backed such artists a Tampa Red and "Big Mama" Thornton before finishing his career as a member of Willie Dixon's Blues All Stars. Restvale Cemetery, Alsip, Cook County, Illinois, USA Plot: Section J-1, Lot 39, Gr. 5
Hagen, Walter 'Sir Walter' b. December 21, 1892 d. October 5, 1969 Hall of Fame Professional Golfer. The first practitioner of his sport to become wealthy, he combined talent and hard work with a large dose of flash and style to help create the modern game. The child of a poor family he was raised in Upstate New York and supplemented his family's income by working as a caddy at the Country Club of Rochester; a skilled player by his mid teens, he began giving lessons and competing in local events then in 1912 entered his first significant tournament, the...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield, Oakland County, Michigan, USA Plot: Mausoleum, Section 101-W, Crypt A-3
Ralphs Sr., Walter William b. August 13, 1884 d. March 14, 1971 Supermarket chain executive. Walter William Ralphs was the nephew of Ralphs grocery store founder George A. Ralphs. When the company incorporated as the Ralphs Grocery Company in 1909, Walter W. Ralphs was one of three partners, along with his uncle and his father, Walter B. Ralphs. In 1914, after the death of George A. Ralphs, Walter W. Ralphs became president of the company. Over the years, he and his father and two cousins alternated holding the president's title. In 1926, after receiving a...[Read More] (Bio by: Mark Masek) Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Iona, Lot 207, Space 8
Ralphs, Walter Benjamin b. October 22, 1854 d. May 20, 1954 Supermarket chain executive. Walter B. Ralphs went into business with his older brother, George A. Ralphs, forming Ralphs Brothers Grocers in downtown Los Angeles in 1875. Prior to entering the grocery business, Walter Ralphs operated a ranch in San Bernardino County, California. After George A. Ralphs died in 1914, Walter Ralphs, his two sons, and George Ralphs' son ran the business. When Walter Ralphs died in 1954, five months months short of his 100th birthday, the Ralphs Grocery Company...[Read More] (Bio by: Mark Masek) Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Iona, Lot 207, Space 12
Bonn, Walter b. September 20, 1888 d. September 8, 1953 Actor. Born in Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany as Walter Bohnhoff. He began acting on Broadway in 1932 with the short-running We Are No Longer Children and other plays. The German born actor became busy in Hollywood films of the 1940s, almost always playing Nazis. Known for International Crime in 1938, Cipher Bureau also in 1938 and The Deadly Game in 1941. Walter is most remembered as Tala Birell's assistant in Universal's Jungle Queen in 1945. He had 48 movie and television credits. He...[Read More] (Bio by: Shock) Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park, North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Lot 27, Section 1752, Block Mausoleum K
Hampden, Walter b. June 30, 1880 d. June 11, 1955 Walter Hampden died of a stroke and was cremated in 1955. He is best known for his performance as the stages' Cyrano de Bergerac. He was president of the Players Club from 1928 until 1954.He starred in "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" and"All This and Heaven Too". He was survived by his actress wife, Mable Moore. (Bio by: David Zipperer) The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
O'Malley, Walter b. October 9, 1903 d. August 9, 1979 Walter Francis O'Malley (1903-1979) Owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1950 to 1979 (b. October 09, 1903, Bronx County, New York City, New York, USA - d. August 09, 1979, Methodist Hospital, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street Southwest, Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, 55905, USA) Social Security Number 090249001. Walter is the only child of Edwin O'Malley (1883-1955) the water commisioner of New York City and Alma Feltner (1882-1940). On September 05, 1931 Walter married Katherine (Kay)...[Read More] (Bio by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )) Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Section P, Lot 526, Grave 5