George Beverly Shea


Born: 2/1/1909 in Winchester, Ontario, Canada
Died: 4/16/2013
Age: 104
Cause of death: stroke

Full name: George Beverly Shea
Nickname: Bev
Noted For: gospel singer; accompanied evangelist Billy Graham on most of his crusades (1949-2013). His best-known song "How Great Thou Art"; also wrote "I'd Rather Have Jesus" (1939) and "The Wonder of It All" (1957). Inducted into the Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame (1978).

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