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Andy Griffith buried shortly after death, source says

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

The body of Andy Griffith, a North Carolina native and actor who for years won over audiences with his folksy appeal, was buried Tuesday morning less than five hours after he died. He passed away at around 7 a.m. ET at his home on Roanoke Island, authorities reported. At the request of his family, Griffith's body was lowered into a grave on the island at about 11:30 a.m. ET. (CNN)

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