A president’s legacy: George H.W. Bush honored in funeral service at Washington National Cathedral

WASHINGTON DC — Final farewells in Washington DC for the 41st president of the U.S. George H.W. Bush, who passed away last week.

A state funeral service was held at the National Cathedral on Wednesday.

Among the dignitaries in attendance were the surviving past presidents, Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, who were accompanied by their wives.

Sitting next to the Obamas, current President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania.

Every vice president since 1977 was also there.

43rd President George W. Bush gave an emotional eulogy to honor his father.

“We’re going to miss you your decency, sincerity and kindness, will stay with us forever so through our tears let us know the blessings a great father and man the best father a son and daughter can have and in our grief, let us know our dad is hugging Robin and holding Mom’s hand again.”

As the younger Bush recalled his father’s service, and how he was a role model.

Anaheim’s Filipino American Councilwoman Lorri Galloway, shared this picture of when she met Bush outside of Air Force One.

The president met with her organization, the Eli Home for Abused Children. A private funeral is scheduled for Thursday in Houston, Texas, followed by his burial at the push presidential library in College Station, Texas, where his late wife Barbara was laid to rest earlier this year.

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