Granville Oral Roberts (January 24, 1918 – December 15, 2009) was an American Pentecostal television evangelist and was also a Christian charismatic.
Death of Oral Roberts
Oral Roberts died on December 15, 2009 at the age of 91. He had been "semi retired" living in Newport Beach, California, and according to Charity Navigator, Roberts earned $83,505 per year.
On May 4, 2005 Evelyn, Roberts’ wife of 66 years, died in a Southern California hospital at the age of 88.
Roberts’ daughter, Rebecca Nash, died in an airplane crash on February 11, 1977, with her husband, businessman Marshall Nash.
Roberts’ eldest son, Ronald, committed suicide in June 1982, five months after receiving a court order to get counseling at a drug treatment center.
Two other children of Roberts are living: son Richard, a well-known evangelist and former president of Oral Roberts University (ORU), and daughter Roberta Potts, a lawyer.