Richard Overton's name will live on forever in the Capitol City.

Tuesday, the Austin City Council approved a resolution to give Hamilton Avenue the honorary name of Richard Overton Avenue, to celebrate the life of the world's oldest surviving veteran of World War II.

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Overton, 110, has lived in the home he built in east Austin since 1945, according to the council.

Richard-Overton

The resolution will go into effect on Overton's 111th birthday on May 11, 2017.