Billy Graham goes home
A fitting tribute to a man with a passion for our world.
William Franklin Graham Jr., the Baptist evangelist who preached to more than 200 million people and became one of the most notable figures of the 20th century, died on Feb. 21 in Montreat, North Carolina.
Known the world over as Billy, he spent his last years living in the same Black Mountains cabin where he had moved in 1956. At the height of his career he had traveled to 185 countries with a simple gospel message that inevitably began with “The Bible says,” a nod to his theological training and fundamentalist roots.
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