Wednesday, April 17, 2013

George Beverly Shea, R. I. P. George Beverly Shea, who escaped a life of toil in an insurance office to become a Grammy-winning gospel singer — and who was known in particular for his long association with the Rev. Billy Graham — died on Tuesday in Asheville, N.C. He was 104.

Hat tip to Jeff Meyerson.


Fred Blosser said...

My late mother was a fan of GBS and Mahalia Jackson.

Cap'n Bob said...

The only reason I recall the name was from the TV commercials from years ago hawking his albums.