AUSTIN, Texas — People from around the nation took to social media after the passing of Richard Overton, to remember the World War II veteran, who was the oldest living veteran before passing away on Thursday.

Here are just a few of the heart felt posts that we saw to remember Overton, a hero that called Austin home.

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Overton was 112-years-old when he passed away and was loved by many in the Austin community. If you have pictures with Overton that you would like to share with KVUE please send them to either, our Facebook, our Twitter or Instagram.