Richard Overton Obituary

(1906 - 2018)
Richard Overton, at 112 years old, was the oldest remaining U.S. World War II veteran, the oldest man in the United States, and the third-oldest man in the world. He volunteered for the U.S. Army, serving all over the Pacific Theater in its all-black 188th Aviation Engineer Battalion. A native of Texas, Overton returned to his home state after the war and worked for the Texas Department of the Treasury.

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