– DEAD: Richard Arvin Overton
-American centenarian and oldest verified living World War II veteran
Richard Arvin Overton (May 11, 1906 – December 27, 2018) was an American supercentenarian who 112 years, 231 days was the oldest verified surviving U.S. World War II veteran and oldest man in the United States. He served in the United States Armyduring World War II. In 2013, he was honored by President Barack Obama. He resided in Austin, Texas until his death.