College Station Students Remember George HW Bush

08 December, 2018, 05:33 | Author: Eric Barnett
  • Honoring former President George H.W. Bush the American flag is flown at Half Staff Saturday at Walker’s Point the Bush family compound in Kennebunkport ME

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued a statement on the passing of President George H.W. Bush. He says he drove three times with Bush. "As home to Points of Light, the City of Atlanta recognizes President Bush's many contributions outside the sphere of politics and we join our country in mourning his passing". "President, Secretary Baker is here, '" he said.

The White House said a state funeral would be held on Wednesday at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC. He will be buried in his family plot, located behind the Bush Library, alongside his wife, Barbara, who died seven months ago, and daughter, Robin, who passed away in 1953 at the age of three, according to Associate Press.


Bush 41's last words to his eldest son, former President George W. Bush were, "I love you, too". They'll then go back to Joint Base Andrews, with a destination set for Texas, the news release said. He himself said public service is a noble calling. The church will also hold a second memorial service for the former president at 11 a.m. ET Thursday.

The president said he looked forward to honoring the life of George H.W. Bush, saying the 41st president was "a very special person". "President Bush's remains will then be transported by funeral auto (train) to College Station, Texas".

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