Gov. Greg Abbott will be attending the funeral of Richard Overton on Saturday.
According to KXAN , Gov. Abbott will be joined by General John Murray of Army Futures Command, Austin Mayor Steve Adler and a member of Veterans’ Affairs. They will all be speaking at the funeral.
Overton died on Dec. 27 of pneumonia at a rehab facility in Austin.
He was 112 years old.
A public viewing is set to be held on Friday from noon to 7 p.m. at Cook-Walden Funeral Home.
The funeral will take place at Shoreline Church at 11 a.m., he will then be buried at Texas State Cemetery at 2 p.m. on Saturday.
Overton will be buried next to his cousin, Volma Overton Sr., and will be honored with a 21-gun salute.
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