Richard Overton, who died Dec. 27 at age 112, was a veteran of World War II and America’s oldest man. The lifelong Texan will be buried in the same cemetery as many of the state’s most famous politicians, veterans and founding fathers.
I went by Mr. Overton’s gravesite at the Texas State Cemetery to pay my respects. Here is an article from Stars and Stripes - “Cigar-smoking supercentenarian, WWII vet Richard Overton to rest among Texas notables”