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George Beverly Shea

Born: 1-Feb-1909
Birthplace: Winchester, Ontario, Canada
Died: 16-Apr-2013
Location of death: Montreat, NC
Cause of death: Illness
Remains: Buried, Billy Graham Library, Charlotte, NC

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Gospel singer, Billy Graham Crusades

Father: Adam Joseph Shea (clergyman, b. 1872, d. 1946)
Mother: Maude Mary Theodora Whitney (b. 1881, d. 1971)
Wife: Erma L. Scharfe (m. 16-Jun-1934, d. 1976, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Elaine
Son: Ronnie
Wife: Karlene Aceto (m. 19-Dec-1985)

    High School: Annesley College, Ottawa
    University: Houghton College (dropped out 1929)

    Naturalized US Citizen 1941

Author of books:
Then Sings My Soul (1968, memoir)
Songs That Lift the Heart (1972, memoir)



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