Former President of the United States George H. W. Bush passed away at the age of 94.
The announcement of his death came from his spokesperson at around 10:10 p.m.
A statement from George W. Bush sent by H. W.’s spokesperson says “Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Doro and I are saddened to announce that after 94 remarkable years, our dear Dad has died. George H. W. Bush was a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for. The entire Bush family is deeply grateful for 41’s life and love, for the compassion of those who have cared and prayed for Dad, and for the condolences of our friends and fellow citizens.”
He survived by his five children and their spouses, as well as 17 grandchildren.
He is preceded by his wife of 73 years, Barbra Bush.