Former president Bush’s service dog takes watch over casket in touching photo

Godofredo A. Vasquez  Houston Chronicle via AP

Godofredo A. Vasquez Houston Chronicle via AP

Former President George H.W. Bush will be laid to rest wearing a pair of his trademark colorful socks.

In one of the more moving images since the 41st President's passing Friday night.

The picture was posted on Twitter by Bush's longtime aide and friend, Jim McGrath.

David J. Phillip Pool  AP
David J. Phillip Pool AP

Bush will then lie in state in the Rotunda through Wednesday morning. The couple had six children, including George W. Bush, who would become the nation's 43rd president in 2000.

Jeb Bush, sone of the 41st president and the former governor of Florida, retweeted the photo, with the simple words: "Sully has the watch".

Former President George H.W. Bush's service dog has honored his master with his own tribute in front of the late leader's flag-draped casket.

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VetDogs says Sully is named after former airline pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III, who is known for landing a damaged passenger jet on the Hudson River in 2009. America's VetDogs is a charity that provides service dogs to veterans, active-duty service members and first responders with disabilities.

Not all USA presidents have been fond of dogs though: John F Kennedy was allergic to dogs, and Donald Trump does not have one.

He will be buried at the presidential library in Texas, alongside his wife, Barbara Bush, who died seven months ago.

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He died aged 94 in Houston, Texas.

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