Otho Walker, Jr., affectionately known as "JR", was born to Otho Walker, Sr., and Edie Walker on August 6, 1933 in Mt. Olive, Mississippi. He was one of five boys and five girls. He received his education from the Simpson County school system.
Elsie Patterson leads a group of Micro League soccer players down the field in the opening game of the 2018 Youth Soccer season in Yazoo.