AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Richard Overton, the nation’s oldest living World War II veteran, has died at the age of 112. Earlier this month, Overton was hospitalized with pneumonia, but he was released from the hospital on Christmas Eve.

(credit: CBS)

His family says he died from complications from the illness.

Overton was from Texas. Get the full story at CBSDFW.com.

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