It’s has been 5 days since the passing of USA’s 41st President George H. W. Bush, while Google is still mourning his death by displaying its US landing page in black and white.
According to various sources, the former US President was known to be suffering from a type of Parkinson’s disease and was forced to move around on a wheelchair ever since 2012. He passed away on 30 November 2018 at his residence in Houston and got to live till the age of 94.
His funeral took place at the St. Martin’s Episcopal Church (in Houston) where his body lay in repose from the evening of 5 December up till 11:15 am (Pacific Standard Time).
Messages of condolence have being offered by former US Presidents such as Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Jimmy Carter and the current President of the States Donald Trump. While George W. Bush (George Bush Jr.) read his father’s eulogy during the funeral, in which Bush Jr. talked about his father saying, “He accepted failure as part of living a complete life, yet taught us never to be defined by failure”
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WATCH: Part one of former Pres. George W. Bush's eulogy to his father, George H.W. Bush: "He accepted failure as part of living a full life, but taught us never to be defined by failure." https://t.co/cKodAkVaYd #Remembering41 pic.twitter.com/O8EvzUoOhA— ABC News (@ABC) December 6, 2018
News reports say that people of all statures visited the Episcopal Church to pay their respects to their Ex-President, ranging from retired US Navy Officers to High School History teachers. While Former Senator Bob Dole was helped out from his wheel chair upon his wish to salute the casket of George Bush Sr. in the Capitol of U.S.
WATCH: Former Sen. Bob Dole is helped out of his wheelchair to salute the casket of George H.W. Bush in the U.S. Capitol. pic.twitter.com/BeIz3USrHr— NBC News (@NBCNews) December 4, 2018
Former US Commander in Chief George Herbert Walter Bush was a American statesman and politician of the Republic party that is still being remembered as a great person, friend and president for family, friends and general public respectively.
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