George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States, passed away Friday evening.
The patriarch of the Bush family, who spent the last several years in declining health, was memorialized by his son, George W. Bush, with a statement.
Statement by the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush, on the passing of his father this evening at the age 94. pic.twitter.com/oTiDq1cE7h
— Jim McGrath (@jgm41) December 1, 2018
Bush was a naval aviator during World War II, and served one term as President before being succeeded by Bill Clinton.
Rest in peace, Mr. President. Thank you for your service.