MILFORD, Del.- They may have never met Andy Griffith but the for the seniors at the Milford Senior Center, there will be never be anyone like him or his show ever again. The legendary actor died Tuesday morning at his home in North Carolina. He was 86.
Doris Asbury spent many evenings with her family watching Griffith on her television. It's a memory she will cherish.
"They don't have shows like that anymore on TV, they really don't. And I know we'll miss him," she said.
News of Griffith's death on Tuesday mornng interrupted an ice cream social at the center and seniors remembered the beloved actor
"Andy Griffith always helped everybody," said Irving Bovis. "I hate to think that he passed away. I didn't know that."
For Ruth Ann Beideman, "The Andy Griffith Show" allowed her to watch TV with her family without having to worry about objectionable content.
"To me, it was and still is an excellent family show," she said. "[It's] one you can be very comfortable with children watching."
Saturday, May 18 2013 10:19 AM EDT2013-05-18 14:19:20 GMT
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