Andy Griffith dead at Age 86

by Sara on July 3, 2012

in Sugar Bites

Legendary television actor, Andy Griffith, has died.

Griffith, who was 86 years old, passed away at his North Carolina home, early this morning (July 3). Griffith, who portrayed Andy Griffith for 8 years, also won hearts as Matlock for 6 years later in life. Andy was also an accomplished Gospel singer. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Bush on November 9, 2005. Andy was also a very active member of the UNC Community, donating over the years memorabilia and providing financial support for the Chapel Hill campus’ Memorial Hall.
In 2007, he was inducted into the Christian Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

Rest in Peace Andy.

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