The world grieved last night when former President George H.W. Bush died at 94 years old. Reports indicate the 41st president died peacefully in his home in Houston, Texas.
Prominent Christian leaders and politicians—including Bush's son, former president George W. Bush—took to social media to mourn his passing and celebrate his legacy. Here is what they had to say:
"President George H.W. Bush leaves behind a seemingly irreplaceable void in the fabric of America's political landscape. He was a decorated war hero, venerated statesman, devoted father... https://t.co/rkGrAnOLWX— Samuel Rodriguez (@nhclc) December 1, 2018
Waking up to the sad news of the passing of fmr Pres George HW Bush at age 94. A true statesman, war hero in WWII, servant of God and country and patriarch of great family. Heartfelt condolences to his family.— Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee) December 1, 2018
George HW Bush was truly one of the greatest Americans of our times and all times. He lived his life with joyous faith and optimism and leaves a lasting influence upon the world. May God comfort His family with peace and grace. We are a grateful nation for his magnificent life— Jack Graham (@jackngraham) December 1, 2018
Our deepest sympathy to the family of President George H.W. Bush who passed away late Friday at the age of 94. President and Mrs. Bush were friends of my parents' through the years. May God bring comfort to all the Bush family. https://t.co/N5OEdYCM69— Franklin Graham (@Franklin_Graham) December 1, 2018
President George H.W. Bush led a long, successful and beautiful life. Whenever I was with him I saw his absolute joy for life and true pride in his family. His accomplishments were great from beginning to end. He was a truly wonderful man and will be missed by all!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 1, 2018
American hearts are heavy as we bid farewell to President George H.W. Bush. Today, George and his beloved Barbara are together, enjoying a well-deserved rest from their labors. pic.twitter.com/ukPlqGKks4— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) December 1, 2018
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