There, a motorcade will take Bush to his presidential library at the university, where he will be laid to rest at a private ceremony next to his wife, Barbara, who died in April, and his daughter Robin, who died at age 3 in 1953.
Bush's body was flown by Air Force One to Houston's Ellington Air Field on Wednesday evening following the service. "He had an enormous capacity to give of himself".
Bush recreated a viral moment with Michelle Obama, slipping her what was likely a cough drop at his father's funeral Wednesday.
She said Bush believed "service was all important and conveyed that to his children".
While Bush's casket was escorted from the aircraft to the hearse, several other family members trailed behind. Blair House is also known as the President's Guest House.More news: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie beta rolls out in the US
Along with Donald Trump and Melania Trump, former U.S. presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama were seated in the first row of the Washington National Cathedral along with their spouses when Bush, the 43rd president took a moment to shake each of their hands.
Bush can be seen digging an item out of his left pocket as he approached the front pew of the National Cathedral, where President Trump and first lady Melania Trump, as well as three former Democratic presidents and first ladies, were seated. Sitting next to the Clintons was fellow Democrat Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn. Bush's casket, along with relatives and close friends, for around 70 miles (113 kilometers).
The nation is bidding a final farewell to America's 41st president.
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