EVANSVILLE, Ind (WEHT) – An Evansville man and World War II veteran celebrated a milestone birthday on Tuesday and a state lawmaker was there to celebrate.
Thurman Carnal turned 105 on July 6. He was a truck driver in the army during World War II stationed overseas. State Representative Wendy McNamara said she’s known Thurman for a few years and was once of the guests invited to his party.
McNamara said it’s an honor to know Thurman and get a glimpse at the work he’s done serving our country.
McNamara presented Thurman with a state certificate in honor of his birthday.