George H.W. Bush Funeral Plans Start To Take Shape

for a public viewing in the Rotunda, followed by a funeral for dignitaries at the Washington National Cathedral. It is likely that Bush will have Texas memorial services in Houston and Midland, Texas, and possibly at Yale University, his alma mater. Timing on all events remains to be determined. He will then likely lie in state in Washington, D.C.
Speakers at the event have not been announced, but it's a safe bet that sons George and Jeb will be among them. President Donald Trump has said he will attend the funeral, but his history of animosity with George W. Former presidents Barack Obama and particularly Bill Clinton, who worked with Bush on numerous disaster relief efforts, are possible speakers, even though both are Democrats. Bush personally and the Bush family in total will likely preclude a speaking role.
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Interment for Bush 41 will likely be at the Bush Presidential Library in College Station, Texas, where his wife Barbara and daughter Robin are buried.
Bush is dominating the coverage on major news outlets, and likely will be among the top stories of the day until the Dec. Stock markets will close on that day, which likely will be when the final funeral and burial take place. 5 national day of mourning. The death of George H.W.
Official funeral plans have not been announced, but probably have been in place for some time, as 43rd President and son George Bush had been soliciting eulogies from prominent people during a prior health scare of his father's, and handled his mother's funeral earlier this year.