MONTREAT, North Carolina (AP) — George Beverly Shea, whose booming baritone voice echoed through stadiums, squares and souls during a decades-long career with evangelist Billy Graham, died Tuesday. He was 104.
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association spokesman Brent Rinehart said Shea died in Asheville after a brief illness.
Shea's rendition of "How Great Thou Art" came to define the faith of a Protestant generation that Graham helped bring to...
"Im so sorry for your loss . He is a good sanger Love to here him sing"
– Rhonda Monnig,
Pleasant Valley, MO, May 11, 2013
"A Saint has gone home to be with His Father in heaven. Brother Shea had the anointing upon his music. His ministry was a true gift from the Lord and he shall be surely missed. He was "blessed to be a blessing!""
– Pastor Krystyna Dawson, Friend,
Lily, WI, Apr 21, 2013