Former Billy Graham Crusade Director, Harvey Thomas, Dead at 82

Harvey Thomas who passed away aged 82 yesterday.

Harvey Thomas CBE, former Conservative Party Director of Press and Communications and Billy Graham Crusade Director, passed away on 13 March 2022.

Harvey, 82, was Chairman of the Fellowship of European Broadcasters, Trustee of Trans World Radio UK and, along with his wife Marlies, Executive Director of African Enterprise UK.

He was also on the Council of The Cremation Society of Great Britain, Non-Executive Director of The London Cremation Company PLC and Trustee of the Chartered Institute of Journalists (CIOJ) Orphan Fund.

An avid train enthusiast, with a 33-engine-strong model railway built in his garage, Harvey was an outspoken Christian – preaching the Gospel around the world – and a wise, loyal and loving Husband, Daddy, Opa and Friend.

His wife, Marlies, and daughters Leah and Lani said: “Daddy taught us so much about what it means to live a life full of integrity, forgiveness, faith and love. His kindness and determination always to do what he felt was right left a lasting impact on all those he met. We grieve and miss him so deeply but heaven rejoices. A hero of the faith is Home.”

He is survived by his wife, Marlies, his daughters, Leah and Lani, son-in-law, David, and his grandchildren, Ellis and Esmae.

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SOURCE: Assist News Service

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