Television icon Andy Griffith has died at 86. Â His death was confirmed in a statement from the Dare County, N.C., sheriff’s office.
Griffith died at his home on Roanoke Island, Dare County, N.C., at approximately 7 a.m.
“Andy Griffith passed away, after an illness … Mr. Griffith has been laid to rest on his beloved Roanoke Island,” explained a statement from Griffith’s family.
“Andy was a person of incredibly strong Christian faith and was prepared for the day he would be called Home to his Lord,” the actor’s wife, Cindi Griffith, said in a statement. Read More »