There have been conflicting reports!

Brandon Cole

Last night, there were reports circulating on Facebook that Billy the Flag Man, who is regularly seen waving his flags and waving at cars along the Evansville Riverfront, had passed away. The community was shocked and saddened by the report that he had suffered a heart attack and passed away on Sunday evening.

Thankfully, this doesn't appear to be the case, as confirmed by several sources:

Thankfully, Billy is alive and well! Thanks to everyone who reached out to verify his condition. Hope to see you soon, Billy!