The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life
during his seven decades on the pulpit, preaching to millions and counseling presidents from Dwight Eisenhower to George W. Bush, died Wednesday. He was 99.
Graham, who long suffered from cancer, pneumonia and other ailments, died at his home in Montreat, North Carolina, spokesman Mark DeMoss said.
Graham’s ministry transformed America’s religious life and reached around the world. He eventually became a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history.
Spokesman Mark DeMoss says Graham, who long suffered from cancer, pneumonia and other ailments, died at his home in North Carolina on Wednesday morning.
William Franklin Graham was born November 7th,1918, four days before the end of World War I