Former president George H.W. Bush’s state funeral set for Wednesday; he will lie in state at U.S. Capitol

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(Worthy News) - Former president George H.W. Bush will lie in state next week at the U.S. Capitol, giving the American public an opportunity to bid farewell to the 41st president, and then will be honored with a state funeral Wednesday morning at the Washington National Cathedral before being returned to Houston for burial.

Bush’s remains will be flown Monday morning from Ellington Field in Houston to the Joint Base Andrews military facility in Maryland, according to a statement released Saturday night by federal authorities.

The public will be able to pay its respects to Bush from 7:30 p.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda in Washington. [ Source: USA Today (Read More...) ]

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