Former President George H.W. Bush dies at 94

bdmetronews Desk ॥ The 41st U.S. president, who was also a World War II hero and former CIA director, died on Friday night, eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara.
Former President George H.W. Bush dead at 94 originally appeared on abcnews.go.com. George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States, has died at age 94.

His death was announced by his family Friday night. The president’s health had been in decline in recent months.

“George Herbert 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,” the former president’s office said in a statement. “He was preceded in death by his wife of 73 years, Barbara; his second child Pauline “Robin” Bush; and his brothers Prescott and William or “Bucky” Bush.”

His son George W. Bush, who served as the country’s 43rd president, released a statement of his own from the family.

“Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Doro, and I are saddened to announce that after 94 remarkable years, our dear Dad has died,” George W. Bush 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.”

 

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