Richard Arvin Overton is the oldest living WW2 Veteran.
No there aren’t any World War Veterans Alive but Richard Overton is the oldest living WW2 Vet.
According to US Department of Veterans Affairs statistics, 558,000 of the 16 million Americans who served in World War II are alive in 2017.
A supercentenarian aka super-centenarian is someone who has lived to or passed their 110th birthday. This age is achieved by about one in 1,000 centenarians. Anderson et al. concluded that supercentenarians live a life typically free of major age-related diseases until shortly before maximum human lifespan is reached (~125 years)
In 2013, Richard met President Obama at the White House for breakfast before accompanying the president to the to Arlington National Cemetery for a Veterans Day ceremony, where he was honored.
Richard’s favorite type of cigars are Tampa Sweets, the local H-E-B has them in stock just for him.
Yes, Richard Overton is still very much alive and doesn’t see death being near.
Mr. Overton lives on Richard Overton Ave in Austin, Texas. Contact us if you would like to send mail to his home address.
Mr. Overton’s secret to longevity is: cigars and the man above.