Richard Overton, America’s Oldest Living WWII Vet And Man, Dies At 112

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Richard Overton, the country’s oldest living man and WWII veteran, has died at age 112.

Overton served in World War II and had built a reputation for his liking for cigars and whiskey. Though he credited God for his long life, Overton told a local Fox station in a previous interview that his vices also helped as well.

“I been smoking cigars from when I was 18 years old, I’m still a smoking ‘em. 12 a day,” he said jokingly at the time.

 

Read more at The Hill.

{Matzav.com}

5 COMMENTS

  1. Okay great. I’ll start smoking first thing in the morning.
    Famous quote (George Burns?): “Had I known I would of lived this long, I would of taken better care of myself”.

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