Just heard Sheriff Andy passed away. A lot of us grew up on The Andy Griffith Show, albeit in reruns.
Beloved actor Andy Griffith died this morning.
Former UNC President Bill Friday says The Andy Griffith Show and Matlock actor died at his home in Dare County, North Carolina around 7 a.m.
Friday, who is a close friend of the actor, confirmed the news to WITN News.
Emergency medical crews responded to Griffith's home this morning, Dare County Sheriff J.D. Doughtie told WAVY.com.
Andy Griffith dies at age 86