A son’s farewell: Read George W. Bush’s eulogy of his father

A son’s farewell: Read George W. Bush’s eulogy of his father

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PHOTO: Former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush look on during the State Funeral for his father, former President George H.W. Bush, at the National Cathedral, Dec. 5, 2018, in Washington.PlayEvan Vucci/AP

WATCH George W. Bush eulogizes his father through tears, laughter

George W. Bush, the 43rd president who often referred to his father endearingly as “41” delivered a poignant eulogy of his father, President George H.W. Bush on Wednesday.

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Toward the end of the emotional address, and in front of a gathering of politicians, dignitaries and family members, Bush, the son, sobbed and broke down as he described his dad as “the best father a son or daughter could have.”

Former President George H.W. Bush died last Friday at age 94.

Read the full eulogy below.

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