A full schedule of George H.W. Bush’s memorial events, funeral

Former Sen. Bob Dole salutes the flag-draped casket containing the remains of former President George H.W. Bush as he lies in state at the U.S. Capitol in Washington Tuesday Dec. 4 2018

President George H.W. Bush will be remembered Wednesday morning at a memorial service at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

America's 41st president died Friday at his home in Houston.

Former President George H.W. Bush, who has been lauded as a man of decency and civility, has a complicated legacy when it comes to race.

After the official ceremony, the public was allowed to pay its respects. "But he was also just a good man", Mr. Pence said.

Democratic Representative Nancy Pelosi, the incoming House speaker, and Senate Democratic leader Charles (Chuck) Ellis Schumer placed wreaths at the ceremony.

Here is a schedule of the events following Bush's death.

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Shortly before leaving the service, he married his 19-year-old sweetheart, Barbara Pierce, and forged the longest presidential marriage in US history.

The political dynasty, led by son and former President George W. Bush, accompanied the patriarch's body on the flight aboard the presidential plane from Texas to Joint Base Andrews outside Washington, and then on a trip down Pennsylvania Avenue to the steps of the Capitol. "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.

Trump's relationship with the Bush family has been tense. He will be laid to rest next to his wife, Barbara Bush, who died in April of this year.

Following the service in Washington, Bush will be flown to Houston Wednesday to lie in repose at St. Martin's Episcopal Church before burial Thursday at his family plot behind the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University.

In a recent essay, Clinton declared of Bush: "I just loved him". Flags on public buildings are flying at half-staff for 30 days. Others in attendance will include President Donald Trump and the first lady, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Barack and Michelle Obama, Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter and Prince Charles.

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