Gospel singer and hymn composer who sang with Billy Graham for over sixty years.
He rededicated his life to Christ at the age of eighteen. He learned how to play violin from his father and piano and organ from his mother.
He has been nominated for ten Grammy Awards.
He was born the fourth of eight children to Rev. Adam J. Shea, a Wesleyan Methodist Church minister, and Maude Whitney Shea.
Shea and Marvin Sapp have both been recognized for their gospel singing.