Richard Overton was America's oldest veteran at 109-years-old when this video was filmed by National Geographic.
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He celebrated three more birthdays before passing at 112 years old. He was born on May 11, 1906, and has lived in the same house since 1945. This cigar-smoking Veteran lived more years than most of us could imagine. His Overton diet included multiple cups of coffee and butter pecan ice cream. His secrets to life aren’t complicated and he has the attitude of Never Give Up!