Billy Ray Hearn (April 26, 1929 – April 15, 2015; age 85) was an American studio executive, producer, and founder of Myrrh Records. Hearn founded Myrrh back in 1972. The next year, he signed Petra to a record deal and produced their first album. Hearn passed away on April 15, 2015 from complications of heart disease. ReferencesEdit ↑ Christian music pioneer Billy Ray Hearn dies at 85 External linksEdit Billy Ray Hearn on Wikipedia Billy Ray Hearn on Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music Retrieved from "https://petra.fandom.com/wiki/Billy_Ray_Hearn?oldid=7146" Categories: People Producers Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.