George Beverly Shea

My Fondest Memories of “Uncle Bev”

By Will Graham This week we lost a dear friend and member of our organization, George Beverly Shea, whom I’ve had the great pleasure and honor of knowing my entire life. “Uncle Bev” may not have been a relative, but I consider him a part of my family. He always treated me like a grandson. …

Legend, George Beverly Shea, Dies at 104

George Beverly Shea, 104, of Montreat, North Carolina, soloist of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), died last nigh following a brief illness. Since George Beverly Shea first sang for Billy Graham in 1943 on the Chicago radio hymn program, “Songs in the Night,” Shea has faithfully carried the Gospel in song to every continent …

George Beverly Shea Turns 104 Today!

Join us in wishing George Beverly Shea a happy 104th birthday!  For the past 60+ years, Bev Shea and Cliff Barrows have been the core of the musical team for Rev. Billy Graham’s Crusade ministry. “I’ve been listening to Bev Shea sing for more than 50 years, and I would still rather hear him sing …

Bev Shea: 103 and Still Singing!

This week, on Feb. 1, our dear friend George Beverly Shea celebrates his 103rd birthday! He has accomplished so much in his lifetime, ministering alongside Billy Graham since the beginning. Just last year, he was honored with a GRAMMY® for Lifetime Achievement. He is such a friend to the ministry of the Billy Graham Evangelistic …