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Posted: February 21, 2018

Celebrities, politicians react to Billy Graham’s death

Billy Graham Dead at 99


Celebrities, politicians react to Billy Graham’s death
Rev. Blly Graham pictured in 2005 in New York. Graham died at age 99 Feb. 21, 2018.

By Kelcie Willis, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

Celebrities and politicians are reacting to the news of the death of Rev. Bill Graham.

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Known around the world, the evangelist preached to millions of people into his mid-90s. He died at his Montreat, North Carolina, home Wednesday at 99 years old. He had been battling cancer, pneumonia and a number of other health aliments.

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Graham was frequently seen among U.S. presidents -- a dozen of whom he worked with as a spiritual counselor.

Related: Photos: Billy Graham was counselor to presidents

Public figures responded to the news of Graham’s death on Twitter.

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