WASHINGTON: Famous American evangelist and preacher Billy Graham died at the age of 99. He died at his home situated in Montreat, North Carolina. In his illustrious preaching career, spanning over 60 years, Billy Graham preached Jesus’s message to people across the globe.
Former American presidents have expressed grief over death of the famous preacher while President Donald Trump declared Billy a great and very special person.
Our nation’s motto is IN GOD WE TRUST. This week, our nation lost an incredible leader who devoted his life to helping us understand what those words really mean. We will never forget the historic crowds, the voice, the energy, and the profound faith of Billy Graham! #CPAC2018 pic.twitter.com/5GDh7Jonkv
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 23, 2018
Billy was born in North Carolina in 1918. He devoted his life to spreading the message of Christianity at the age of 16. Former President Barrack Obama also paid Billy Graham a rich tribute in his message on Twitter.
Billy Graham was a humble servant who prayed for so many – and who, with wisdom and grace, gave hope and guidance to generations of Americans.
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) February 21, 2018