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Bush, president and patriarch, is home for Texas burial

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WILL WEISSERT
NOMAAN MERCHANT and CALVIN WOODWARD
Associated Press

HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush, who shaped history as 41st president and patriarch of a family that occupied the White House for a dozen years, is going to his final rest Thursday in Texas.

More than 11,000 people paid their respects to Bush as his casket lay in repose all night at a Houston church where his family worshiped. Some visitors waited for hours to pay tribute to Bush, who will be buried Thursday following a funeral at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church.

The country said goodbye to him Wednesday in a national funeral service that

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