Billy Graham Dead at 99

Billy Graham Dead at 99

By Anthony Correia

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Billy Graham, famous North Carolina pastor, has died at the age of 99 in his home. The cause of death seems to be natural; he was sick for almost a decade.

Graham was known for traveling the world, to over 185 countries, to spread the word of God to convert those in need. He preached to about 215 million people in his life. He has written by several books, and even landed on the New York Times Bestseller list in 1997 with “Just as I Am.”

He has his own ministry, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. After the desecration of school, he became to civil rights leader, even preaching with Martin Luther King Jr.

Graham was married for 64 years to Ruth McCue Bell, who died in 2007, they have 5 kids together.