Billy Graham preacher took his rest on February 21st 2018. He will remain in our hearts forever for his sermons and wisdom quotes. His sermons on the rallies, radio stations, and the TV stations have greatly inspired many people as they were growing up. This is one of the reasons why Billy Graham biography is placed under the most influential people. Read on the 7 things about Billy Graham Death that you didn’t know.
Things about Billy Graham Death You Need to Know
1. Billy Graham health
Since 1992, Billy Graham was suffering from a disease called Hydrocephalus. It made him very weak in that it contributed to his retirement. This illness made the evangelist have health issues, which could have contributed to his sudden death.
2. Billy Graham Burial Place
Billy Graham always wanted to be buried along side the wife Ruth Bell. They lived happily until Billy Graham wife death on 2007. She was Billy’s Wheaton classmate, meaning they shared moments together for quite a long time. Ruth Bell died at a sweet age of 87 years and left 5 children behind. She was buried at Billy Graham Library, North Carolina. Billy Graham renovated the library because he knew that that is the same place he wanted to get buried, in 2005.
3. Billy Graham Funeral Ceremony
Did you know that Billy Graham is the first evangelist to lie in great honor in US? Well, he was honored and most prominent leaders attended him funeral ceremony like Donald Trump and the wife (the former president of America), Mitch McConnell (Senate Majority Leader), and Paul Ryan (speaker of the House). Billy Graham on Trump was a “Christ Ambassador.” Others called him the “America’s Pastors” and Jim Bakker said that Billy Graham was a great Pastor in that he took a visit to prison to check on him.
4. Controversy Over Billy Graham Burial
Billy Graham wanted to lie after his death alongside his lovely partner Ruth Bell, 2007. Billy Graham sons Ned and Franklin controversy over the burial place led to confusions. Before the death of their sweet mother Ruth Bell, she wanted to lie by getting buried at the Billy Graham Training center, which had a cove and Ned supported this. Franklin the elder son of Graham argued that Billy Graham library site was the best burial place. Graham’s wife was buried at the library site and they had no option but to bury him there.
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5. Billy Graham Death Age
God blessed Billy Graham and he has lived for many years at the age of 99 years. One of the Billy Graham quotes of wisdom says that God allows some people to see their old age and there should learn something from that. This means he appreciated and thank God, for making his live for the 99 years and inspire God’s children.
6. Billy Graham Private Funeral
On March 2nd 2018 the burial of the influential preacher at his library site alongside his wife. A handcraft made for Graham by Inmates, was nailed by prisoners on top of a wooden cross.
7. Billy Graham’s Generation at His Death
Billy Graham parents contributed to Graham’s good admirable qualities and morals. Billy Graham father forcing him and the sister to drink alcohol evidences this point. They drank until they became sick in that they hated alcohol and could never wish to take it at any point of their life. There is no time in the Billy Graham life story you will read that he drank alcohol.
Graham’s generation have learned good skills and morals from him. Billy Graham grandchildren are 19 in total with 41 great grandchildren. There will be great people evidenced by Billy Graham granddaughter Jerushah Armfield popular for his boldness and his grandchild Tullian Tchividjian a popular preacher.
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