Andy Griffith dies at age 86

Andy Griffith in 'The Andy Griffith Show'
Andy Griffith in ‘The Andy Griffith Show’

Actor Andy Griffith has died at the age of 86 of an undisclosed illness.  He was laid to rest on Roanoke Island, North Carolina, his favorite place on Earth.  It was also the state of his birth, and the place where his best known TV series, The Andy Griffith Show, was set.

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