He Had No Funeral! Andy Griffith's Body Was Lowered Into The Ground In Less Than 5 Hours After Passing
The eminent Andy Griffith was born in Mount Airy and later, resided in Manteo. He became a household name in 1960 after playing Sheriff Andy Taylor in The Andy Griffith Show, which aired until 1968. The actor passed away on July 3, 2012. His death became a spectacle because of his hasty burial.