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George HW Bush’s son leads the way for thoughtful tributes to his dad who passed away on Friday

Tributes for former President George HW Bush were somber but sweet on the night of his death, with his son and fellow former president George W Bush leading the way with a thoughtful statement.

‘Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Doro, and I are saddened to announce that after 94 remarkable years, our dear Dad has died,’ his son and our nation’s 43rd president said.

‘George HW Bush was a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for. The entire Bush family is deeply grateful for 41’s life and love, for the compassion of those who have cared and prayed for Dad, and for the condolences of our friends and fellow citizens.’

Tributes for former President George HW Bush (right) were somber but sweet on the night of his death, with his son and fellow former president George W Bush (left) leading the way. The two are shown walking the sidelines before the game between the San Francisco 49ers and Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on October 25, 2009 in Houston, Texas

'George HW Bush was a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for. The entire Bush family is deeply grateful for 41's life and love, for the compassion of those who have cared and prayed for Dad, and for the condolences of our friends and fellow citizens,' his son said 

‘George HW Bush was a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for. The entire Bush family is deeply grateful for 41’s life and love, for the compassion of those who have cared and prayed for Dad, and for the condolences of our friends and fellow citizens,’ his son said 

41 was preceded in death by his wife of 73 years, Barbara. President George HW Bush is shown speaking with his wife Barbara as their son, Florida Republican gubernatorial candidate, incumbent Governor Jeb Bush, celebrated victory at his election night party in Miami on November 5, 2002

41 was preceded in death by his wife of 73 years, Barbara. President George HW Bush is shown speaking with his wife Barbara as their son, Florida Republican gubernatorial candidate, incumbent Governor Jeb Bush, celebrated victory at his election night party in Miami on November 5, 2002

The office of 41 announced his passing late on Friday. 

‘George Hebert Walker Bush, World War II naval aviator, Texas oil pioneer, and 41st President of the United States of America, died on November 30, 2018. He was 94 and is survived by his five children and their spouses, 17 grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and two siblings. He was preceded in death by his wife of 73 years, Barbara; his second child Pauline Robinson ‘Robin’ Bush, and his brothers Prescott and Wiliamm or “Bucky” Bush.”

The statement said funeral arrangements will be announced as soon as is practical. 

The office of 41 said funeral arrangements will be announced as soon as is practical

The office of 41 said funeral arrangements will be announced as soon as is practical

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