Richard Overton, 111, smokes a cigar on his Austin front porch among signs from his recent birthday celebration. Overton is the oldest living U.S. war veteran. (Ashley Landis/Staff Photographer - Dallas Morning News)
Most days he spends hours sitting on the front porch of the Austin, TX home he built 70 years ago.
He's in his lawn chair listening to the birds and watching the neighborhood and waiting for visitors.
At 111 Richard Overton is America's oldest living War Veteran.
The Dallas Morning News profiled him.