Nell Redmond, Associated Press
In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, speaks during an interview at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died. Spokesman Mark DeMoss says Graham, who long suffered from cancer, pneumonia and other ailments, died at his home in North Carolina on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. He was 99.

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has requested all flags at state facilities and public grounds to be flown half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, March 2, in honor of the Rev. Billy Graham.

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he was directing that flags at federal installations be flown at half-staff on the day of Graham's interment.

Graham, a spiritual counselor to decades of sitting U.S. presidents, died Wednesday at this home in Montreat, North Carolina. He was 99.