HOUSTON (WGME) – As President George H.W. Bush returns to Texas, the city of Houston is ready to say goodbye one last time Wednesday night.
The President will lie in repose at St. Martin’s Church Wednesday evening, and after many Houstonians watched the services in D.C., they say they're ready to pay respects to the President over the next few days in Texas.
American flags line the streets surrounding St. Martin’s, as well as the Bushes’ home, which is only a block away from the church.
The President's procession is expected to pass right by them.
Wednesday night, after the arrival ceremony, the President's body will lie in repose, and while Houstonians have been able to leave their well wishes and remembrances of the late President in front of his home.
Many of those who watched Wednesday’s ceremonies in our nation’s capital are excited to get their chance to pay their respects to the President in person Wednesday night.
The President’s private funeral will be happening Thursday morning at St. Martin's, then there will be a processional by train to his final burial spot at Texas A&M.