He was still singing at 104

Last week, George Beverly Shea died at the age of 104. I had the privilege of working with him for several years. He was truly one of the nicest, kindest and most talented people I’ve ever known. I was very grateful to be the narrator of this memorial video about his life and work.

13 Comments »

  1. Very moving tribute!

    Comment by Jim Powers — April 22, 2013 @ 7:32 am

  2. Jim,

    Thank you.

    Be well,
    Bob

    Comment by Bob — April 22, 2013 @ 8:17 am

  3. Beautiful tribute Bob, well done sir!!

    Comment by Robert Costales — April 22, 2013 @ 8:49 am

  4. Wow, Bob!
    What a beautiful voice he had!
    Thanks for sharing.
    Your narration did him proud.

    Peace!

    Liz

    Comment by Liz de Nesnera - Bilingual English/French VO — April 22, 2013 @ 8:55 am

  5. Thank you, Robert. Thank you, Liz!

    Be well,
    Bob

    Comment by Bob — April 22, 2013 @ 8:58 am

  6. Somehow I missed this in the news last week. Sad to hear it, but happy for him now! Beautiful tribute to a beautiful life. What a privilege you had in working with him and this narration.

    Take care,
    Amanda

    Comment by Amanda Fellows — April 22, 2013 @ 11:18 am

  7. What a wonderful tribute to a wonderful man by a wonderful voice over artist. I could feel your respect and love for him, Bob. Beautiful.

    Debbe

    Comment by Debbe Hirata — April 22, 2013 @ 1:03 pm

  8. Amanda,

    Thank you. It was a great joy working with him and you’re right. It’s bittersweet news.

    Be well,
    Bob

    Comment by Bob — April 22, 2013 @ 1:05 pm

  9. Debbe,

    Thank you. Your comments are very kind and much appreciated.

    Be well,
    Bob

    Comment by Bob — April 22, 2013 @ 1:45 pm

  10. So moving. Thanks for sharing his gifts and yours.

    Comment by Debbie Irwin — April 22, 2013 @ 4:55 pm

  11. Debbie,

    Thank you!

    Be well,
    Bob

    Comment by Bob — April 22, 2013 @ 8:43 pm

  12. one of my fondest childhood memories is of sitting with my father, watching the Billy Graham crusades on television. no matter who the musical guest was, George Beverly Shea’s demeanor and pure spirit shone. a beautiful tribute!

    Comment by Sarah Shaver — May 3, 2013 @ 5:49 pm

  13. Sarah,

    Thank you for sharing your memories and for your kind comments.

    Be well,
    Bob

    Comment by Bob — May 4, 2013 @ 6:24 am

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