Bush makes his way to his final resting place.

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HOUSTON, Texas,  (CNN) — Family and friends of George H.W. Bush gathered at St Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston to say a final farewell to the 41st president of the united states.

Touching tributes were delivered by the former president’s secretary of state and the grandson who carries his name.

President George H.W. Bush was returned home to Texas following a service at the National Cathedral Wednesday. World leaders past and present gathered to celebrate the life of the 41st president.

President George H.W. Bush died Friday at the age of 94. He served the United States as a naval pilot, congressman, CIA Director, Special Envoy, Vice President and Commander in Chief.

Bush will be buried at his presidential library in College Station, Texas after a small private ceremony in Houston.


HOUSTON, Texas (CNN) — Following a moving state funeral in Washington D.C. Wednesday, the body of former President George H.W. Bush made its way back to Houston where loved ones will hold a private, more intimate service Thursday morning.

President George H.W. Bush returned home to Texas. Overnight, crowds gathering at St Martin’s Church in Houston to say a final farewell to the political icon before he is taken to his final resting place next to his beloved wife Barbara and daughter Robin.

World leaders past and present gathered at the National Cathedral in Washington Wednesday. Celebrating the life of the 41st president as a leader, friend and father.

“The best father a son or daughter could have. And in our grief, let us smile, knowing that dad is hugging robin and holding mom’s hand again,” George W. Bush, former U.S. President said.

President George H.W. Bush died Friday at the age of 94, known for his modesty. He served the United States as a naval pilot, congressman, CIA Director, Special Envoy, Vice President and Commander in Chief.

Bush will be buried at his presidential library in College Station, Texas after a small private ceremony in Houston.

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