100-year-old WWII veteran passes away
SCOTTSBURG, Ind. — World War II veteran Bethel Killman, 100, of Scottsburg passed away Friday.
As previously reported, a community-wide birthday party was held for Killman on his 100th birthday on March 17, 2019.
Killman had recently lost his wife and was diagnosed with a heart-valve problem before his birthday.
CBS4 readers may remember that Killman’s family had asked people to send him birthday cards to celebrate.
According to WDRB, Killman received a total of about 24,000 cards, including one from former President George W. Bush.