Popular world evangelist Billy Graham died Wednesday at the age of 99.

Graham passed away at his home in Montreat, North Carolina, spokesman Jeremy Blume said.

The skinny preacher with the booming voice evangelized to nearly 215 million people over six decades and prayed with US presidents from Harry Truman to Barack Obama.

He’s a confidant to presidents, a guiding light to generations of American evangelicals and a globe-trotting preacher who converted millions to Christianity.

Several presidents, including Lyndon Johnson, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, relied closely on his spiritual counsel.

People across the world mourned Graham’s death.

President Donald Trump said in a tweet that “The GREAT Billy Graham is dead. There was nobody like him! He will be missed by Christians and all religions. A very special man.”

US Rep. Ron DeSantis, who represents Florida’s 6th District, said on Twitter; “RIP Billy Graham, a good and faithful servant. He fought the good fight, finished the race, and kept the faith.”


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