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Motorcade With Billy Graham's Coffin Travels from Asheville to Charlotte

02-24-2018
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The body of the Rev. Billy Graham has begun its final journey to his hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina.  CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE PROCESSION TO THE BILLY GRAHAM LIBRARY. 

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association has released details of the events scheduled for Rev. Billy Graham's memorial. 

On Saturday, Feb. 24 at 11:25 a motorcade will leave the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove in Asheville, North Carolina and head to Charlotte.

You can find detailed maps of the route here.

When the casket arrives at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters, Billy Graham’s 12 grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The pallbearers will include: Stephan Tchividjian, son of Virginia “Gigi”; Basyle Tchividjian, son of Gigi; Jonathan Lotz, son of Anne; Tullian Tchividjian, son of Gigi; Will Graham, son of Franklin; Graham Dienert, son of Ruth; Aram Tchividjian, son of Gigi; Roy Graham, son of Franklin; Edward Graham, son of Franklin; Antony Tchividjian, son of Gigi;
Alex Graham, son of Nelson Edman “Ned”; Samuel Graham, son of Ned.

On Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 26-27, Mr. Graham will lie in repose inside the Graham Family Homeplace on the Billy Graham Library grounds. His casket will remain closed. 

Each day, the line will be open to the public from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. 

Graham will then lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda from Feb. 28-March 1.

A private funeral is scheduled for Friday, March 2. Graham will be buried beside his wife, Ruth, at the foot of the cross-shaped brick walkway in the Prayer Garden of the Billy Graham Library.

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