EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – The Evansville Wartime Museum is remembering one of its own with a special V.I.P. tribute.

The celebration of Allen Sanderson is a private, invitation only event happening at the end of June.

Sanderson died at the age of 99 on January 21 this past year. The Roanoke, Virginia native was a pilot during World War II and flew missions in an Evansville made P-47 Thunderbolt. He was an active supporter of the museum.

The museum will also reveal a M4A4 Sherman Tank during the event.