Funeral ceremonies for former President George H.W. Bush are slated to begin Monday in Houston and then continue in Washington, D.C. before returning for a service followed by burial in College Station, according to the official schedule released this weekend.

According to the Department of Defense, The four days of ceremonies include two services, two days of lying in state, a funeral train custom-painted like Air Force One, and interment at the George Bush Presidential Library & Museum.

The 41st president’s death on Friday came less than eight months after that of his wife of 73 years, Barbara Bush.

Schedule for George H.W. Bush’s funeral includes trip to Capitol, burial in Texas


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