After being hospitalized due to a fever, the oldest living veteran and Austinite has been released from the hospital Tuesday, his family has confirmed to KVUE.

Richard Overton, who recently celebrated his 111th birthday, was sent to St. David's Medical Center with a fever of 102 degrees Friday. Overton's family confirmed to the Austin American-Statesman Friday evening that he was diagnosed with pneumonia in his right lung.

Overton celebrated his 111th birthday on May 11.