The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by a joint services military honor guard to Special Air Mission 41 at Ellington Field during a departure ceremony Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Houston.
He became such a beloved part of Bush's life that Bush even had socks with Sully's face on them as part of his colorful sock collection.
"As much as our family is going to miss this dog, we're comforted to know he'll bring the same joy to his new home, Walter Reed, that he brought to 41", former president George W. Bush wrote on Instagram.
Bush family spokesperson Jim McGrath tweeted the picture of the socks Monday morning.
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Following the service at the National Cathedral, Bush will be flown to Houston on Wednesday with a scheduled arrival of around 4:30 p.m. CST.
Once Mr. Bush's body leaves D.C., there will be a memorial at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston, where his late wife, Barbara, was memorialized earlier this year. Bush's son President George W. Bush named Roberts chief justice in 2005.
The train is scheduled to arrive in College Station on Thursday around 3:45 p.m. CST.
Bush married Barbara Pierce in 1945.
In this October 22, 2010 photo, Former President George H.W. Bush, left, and golfing great Arnold Palmer acknowledge the gallery at the Champions Tour golf tournament in The Woodlands, Texas.
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