Billy Graham to be buried in casket made by Angola inmates

by Garry Watts February 23, 2018, 1:53
Billy Graham to be buried in casket made by Angola inmates

To Billy Graham, the world was his pulpit. Graham named Franklin to succeed him as head of his evangelical organization.

It is not going too far to conclude that the Rev. Billy Graham, who died Wednesday at age 99, was unrivaled in his field during our time.

"Today we say to those who masterminded this criminal plot, and to those who carried it out, that the spirit of this nation will not be defeated by their twisted and diabolical schemes", Graham said. He will be buried in a casket built by Angola inmates in 2006, according to a report from WAFB-TV.

Franklin Graham, one of the late Rev. Billy Graham's children, spoke of his father's last wishes in his first television interview since his father's passing.

Graham being one of the most significant religious figures has influenced local pastors across West Tennessee.

Evangelist Billy Graham has gone home to be with Jesus. Graham began in a Facebook post.

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"Fifty years from now, those who remember would have to remember a man of great integrity, and a man with one message: that God loves you, and Christ was provided to save you", Shea said.

"It was his passion to memorize it, to saturate his heart and mind with it".

"Billy was trying to tell the world there are answers, but they reside with God", Boone said. Having innovated the world of evangelism, Billy Graham departed this life on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.

Graham shared the Gospel of Jesus Christ with almost 215 million people in live audiences in more than 185 countries and territories. He will lie in repose Monday and Tuesday in the Charlotte house where he grew up, which was moved from its original location to the grounds of the Graham library.

The funeral service will be private and will include family members, friends, and community leaders who were touched by Graham's ministry with around 2,300 people in total attending the 90-minute service. Graham visited sacramSacramento time, twice in the 80's and once in 1995, When record crowds flocked to see the famous minister at what was then ARCO Arena. His wife, Ruth, died in 2007.

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