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Oral Roberts

Oral RobertsAKA Granville Oral Roberts

Born: 24-Jan-1918
Birthplace: Pontotoc County, OK
Died: 15-Dec-2009
Location of death: Newport Beach, CA
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa, OK

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Religion, Paranormal

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Televangelist, faith healer

Father: Ellis Melvin Roberts (preacher, b. 1881, d. 1967)
Mother: Claudia Priscilla Irwin (b. 1885, d. 1974)
Wife: Evelyn Lutman Fahnestock (m. 25-Dec-1938, d. 4-May-2005 fall)
Daughter: Rebecca Ann Nash (b. 1939, d. 1977 plane crash)
Son: Ronald D. Roberts (b. 1943, d. 1982 suicide)
Son: Richard Roberts (President of Oral Roberts University, b. 1948)
Daughter: Roberta Potts

    Theological: Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, OK
    Theological: Phillips University, Enid, OK
    Administrator: Founder, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK

    Rotary International
    Converted to Methodism formerly Pentecostal (1968)
    Heart Attack 6-Oct-1992
    Heart Attack Feb-1999
    Angioplasty Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, Newport Beach, CA (28-Feb-1999)
    Cherokee Ancestry Maternal
    Risk Factors: Stuttering, Glossolalia, Tuberculosis, Pacemaker

Rotten Library Page:
Oral Roberts

Author of books:
Expect a Miracle: My Life and Ministry: An Autobiography (1995, memoir)

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