PRESIDENTIAL TRIBUTE: President George H.W. Bush Honored Before Leaving Houston

REMEMBERING GEORGE H.W. BUSH: Americans will begin four days of farewells to former President George H.W. Bush on Monday as his body will be flown to Washington and will lie in state at the Capitol Rotunda for public viewing … The 41st president, who died Friday at his Houston home at age 94, will lie in state until Wednesday, the day of his state funeral at Washington’s National Cathedral. President Trump has ordered federal offices closed for a national day of mourning on Wednesday and is scheduled to attend the state funeral with first lady Melania Trump and other high-ranking officials and dignitaries. Bush’s body will be flown back to Houston for a private service Thursday at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, his longtime church. He will be buried at the Bush Library Center at College Station near the love on his life, his wife Barbara, who died in April and their daughter Robin, who died of leukemia in 1953.

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