Five Photos From Rev. Billy Graham's Capitol Service | Speaker.gov

Few loved others as Billy Graham did, and few were as beloved as he was. Yesterday, he was laid in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, where thousands came to pay their respects, including the president, vice president, and members of Congress.

1. The Armed Forces Body Bearers set Rev. Graham's casket atop the catafalque in the Capitol Rotunda.

The Armed Forces Body Bearers set Rev. Graham's casket atop the catafalque in the Capitol Rotunda.

2. Speaker Ryan lays a wreath beside the casket, on behalf of the House of Representatives.

2. Speaker Ryan lays a wreath beside the casket, on behalf of the House of Representatives.

3. Billy Graham is only the fourth person in America's history to lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda.

3. Billy Graham is only the fourth person in America's history to lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda.

4. Members of Congress bow their heads in prayer as they remember a man made great not by who he was, but by who he served.

4. Members of Congress bow their heads in prayer as they remember a man made great not by who he was, but by who he served.

5. Here lies America’s Pastor.

Here lies America's pastor.

 

Click here or the video below to watch the 30-minute service.