George Bush Sneaks Michelle Obama Candy at Father's Funeral

Ruben Ruiz
December 6, 2018

"In addition to being our president, he was also one of our brothers, flying combat missions off aircraft carriers during World War II", said Rear Adm. Roy Kelley, commander of Naval Air Force Atlantic.

Duane Allen of the Oak Ridge Boys says Bush had personally requested that the group sing "Amazing Grace" at his funeral. The Navy is planning a 21-aircraft missing man formation for the interment ceremony of the former president at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station, Texas, on Thursday.

The country said a bid a formal goodbye to Bush on Wednesday in a national funeral service in Washington at the National Cathedral.

Along with Donald Trump and Melania Trump, former USA presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama were seated in the first row of the Washington National Cathedral along with their spouses when Bush, the 43rd president took a moment to shake each of their hands. Bush's casket, along with relatives and close friends, for around 70 miles (113 kilometers). Trump had called the trade deal unfair to the USA and moved to replace it.

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A former Kuwaiti military officer waited five hours in line outside a Houston church just so he could thank and honor George H.W. Bush. John McCain's funeral earlier this year.

Mourners gathered at the airport to pay their respects to Bush as a black hearse waited for the flag-draped casket on the tarmac.

One of those who entered the Rotunda Tuesday was former Senator Bob Dole, a rival to Bush in the 1988 Republican presidential primary. He served in Congress, as ambassador to the United Nations, chaired the Republican National Committee, was an envoy to China, director of the Central Intelligence Agency and vice president before being elected president in 1988.

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