RIP Richard Overton, America's oldest WW2 vet

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RIP Warrior..Just watched his bio again and was telling others to look him up.. Sad.. Valhalla claims another...
 

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Very sad, just saw this over on Reddit.

I guess you can't be too sad though? This guy won the life lottery, and lived it to its fullest! A hero and a patriot. They just don't make men like this too often anymore.

RIP Mr. Overton. Heaven just got a little more bad ass.

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I like his advice on how to live a long time - "Keep living, don’t die.”

Quite a guy though, we could use more Americans like him. Thank you for your service for your country, rest in peace good sir.
 

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112! I'd say he lived a full live. RIP, and I salute him. He is a definite hero in my eyes. Yep!
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Think about it. This guy was almost 40 when WW2 ended. He fought in the greatest war that was before my dad's time (born 1954) yet was already coming up on middle aged when it ended. That's nuts.
 
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Very sad, just saw this over on Reddit.

I guess you can't be too sad though? This guy won the life lottery, and lived it to its fullest! A hero and a patriot. They just don't make men like this too often anymore.

RIP Mr. Overton. Heaven just got a little more bad ass.

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Well said.. lots of wonderful sentiments to an incredible American on here...
 

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May he rest in peace, he was a true hero, and a real character. I read that he sat on his front porch and smoked as many as 5-10 cigars a day, it's hard to believe he lived to 112. God must have needed him on earth for something important.
 

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