"We Miss You:" Jenna Bush Hager Posts Poignant Message On The Anniversary Of George H.W. Bush Passing

December 2, 2019 15:59

George H.W Bush's death was a sad moment in history. The 41st president of the United States passed away on November 30, 2018, at the age of 94.

According to a statement obtained by The Guardian, the former US president is survived by his five children and their spouses, 17 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Shortly after his death, George's granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager opened up about her sadness. She revealed, in an Instagram post, that George H.W Bush taught her about "family, decency and the power of gentle words."

At the time, Jenna revealed that she would miss her grandfather "desperately" but she was happy he got to reunite with his late wife Barbara.

A sweet tribute one year later

On the first anniversary of George H.W Bush's death, Jenna Bush Hager once again shared a heartrending tribute in his honor.

She posted some sweet throwback pictures of herself, her twin sister Barbara and their grandfather. She also shared a moment where she and Barbara visited their grandfather's grave and a snapshot of a picture of young George Bush.

While paying a touching tribute in the caption, Jenna wrote that even though he's gone, he "left behind a family that loves each other." She revealed that she and other members of the family talked about how much they loved him and the lessons they learned from him.

He showed us that serving with humility is the best way to serve and that living with kindness and generosity of spirit is the best way to live.

Jenna further added:

We miss you Gampy, but as Mila said yesterday: don’t worry mama, he’s celebrating in heaven with Ganny.

Tributes from fans

A few others also said kind things about George Bush and his service to the country.


He was one of the great ones and I’ll never forget him! I love your family and the example of love.


How lucky you were to have had him and, to have such wonderful memories!


So incredibly special..the pics, your words, and its powerful legacy..what a gift.


was lucky to meet him once when he was in Arizona. Your entire family is a positive example to us all. Thank you for the sacrifices you have made by sharing your family with us.stylist


He was the best and did so much for our America. I love your family and praying for you all during this time.

George H.W Bush was not only an important part of American history, but he was also a devoted family man, father, and grandfather. It sounds like his influence cuts across all areas, including his personal and professional life.

He will continue to be missed.

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