George H.W. Bush Funeral, Memorial Schedule: When Will Services Take Place in Texas and Washington, D.C.?

George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States who died Friday night at the age of 94 at his home in Houston, will be honored with a series of services and memorials Monday through Thursday in Texas and Washington, D.C., leading up to his funeral.

Bush will be recognized for a career of public service and the way in which he handled the collapse of the Soviet Union. He will become the 12th president and 35th individual to be formally honored at the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol.

Here is the official schedule (all times EST) of Bush’s state funeral and related memorials, per the Joint Task Force-National Capital Region, which will oversee the events.

Monday, December 3

11:30 a.m.:  A departure ceremony will be held at the Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base. Bush’s remains will then be flown to Joint Base Andrews in Maryland.

3:30 p.m.: An arrival ceremony for Bush will be held at Joint Base Andrews.

4:45 p.m.: An arrival ceremony for Bush will be held at the U.S. Capitol.

5:00 p.m.: After a short service, Bush will lie in state at the Capitol Rotunda until Wednesday at 8:45 a.m. A guard of honor will watch over.

George H.W. Bush funeral schedule Flowers sit at the base of a statue of President George H.W. Bush in downtown Houston on December 2. Scott Olson/Getty Images

Wednesday, December 5

10:00 a.m.: A departure ceremony for Bush will be held at the U.S. Capitol.

11:00 a.m.: An arrival and funeral will take place for Bush at the Washington National Cathedral.

12:30 p.m.: A departure ceremony will be held for Bush at the Washington National Cathedral.

1:15 p.m.: A departure ceremony will be staged for Bush at Joint Base Andrews. His remains will be flown to Ellington Field in Houston.

5:30 p.m.: An arrival ceremony will take place at Ellington Field.

6:45 p.m.: An arrival ceremony will be held for Bush at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church.

7:45 p.m.: Bush will lie in repose at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church until Thursday at 6 a.m. A guard of honor will keep watch.

Thursday, December 6

11:00 a.m.: A funeral service for Bush will commence at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church.

12:15 p.m.: A departure ceremony will be held at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church. Bush’s remains will then be transported by motorcade to the Union Pacific Railroad Westfield Auto Facility.

1:30 p.m.: A departure ceremony for Bush will take place at the Union Pacific Railroad Westfield Auto Facility. Bush’s remains will be transported by a funeral car train to College Station, Texas.

4:45 p.m.: An arrival ceremony will unfold for Bush at Texas A&M University.

5:15 p.m. An arrival and interment for Bush will take place at the George Bush Presidential Library & Museum. He will be buried next to his wife, Barbara Bush, who died on April 17.

“We, the men and women of the Department of Defense, are honored and proud to support the Bush family and will do so with the utmost respect,” Major General Michael L. Howard, the commanding general of the Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region, said in a statement Saturday. “This state funeral is a culmination of years of planning and rehearsal to ensure the support the military renders President Bush is nothing less than a first-class tribute.”

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