Overton is the oldest living World War II veteran who still enjoys a glass of whiskey and a cigar on a daily basis. He has been honored by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, and President Barack Obama.
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He told Guns.com that his favorite gun is a police revolver. He even keeps it by his bedside at night.
"I lay one of those things right there by my bed when I go to sleep," Overton told Guns.com. "That's my friend."
He said all he wants for his birthday is "another good happy day."
"If I can get that good happy day, I'll enjoy that," Overton told Guns.com. "If they give me that, I'll be happy on that."