Former President George H. W. Bush will be interred in east Texas Thursday in an invitation-only ceremony, a day after being honored in Washington, D. C.
Dec. 6 (UPI) — Former President George H. W. Bush will be interred in east Texas Thursday in an invitation-only ceremony, a day after being honored at the National Cathedral in Washington, D. C.
Bush’s body laid in repose from Wednesday evening to early Thursday morning at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston, where thousands paid respect to him before a second private funeral service for the 41st president.
Bush’s grandson, George P. Bush, and former Secretary of State James Baker Houston will eulogize the former president at the funeral service for about 1,200 guests. It will begin at 10 a.m. CST Thursday.
The younger Bush, the Texas land commissioner, told KXAS-TV he’s “overwhelmed with emotion” at the opportunity to speak about the former president he knew as “Gampy,” adding he would speak from the heart about the man more than the political figure.
“So much has been said about his public career and what he’s given to his country and state.

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