Former US President George H.W. Bush passes away
Houston: George Herbert Walker Bush, who was elected as the 41st president of the United States lost his life on Friday.
He was 94.
Bush was hospitalised for low blood pressure and fatigue in May.
The father of the 43rd president of the US, George Bush Jr, served as the president of America for fours having previously been the vice president for eight years.
He also served as a young Navy pilot in World War II, Texas congressman, CIA director and a vice president to Ronald Reagan.
His wife Barbara Bush (73 years), died on April 17.
His son, former President George W. Bush said, “Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Doro and I are saddened to announce that after 94 remarkable years, our dear Dad has died.”
Family spokesperson Jim McGrath said, “George H.W. 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.”