Last week, the United States lost of one its most beloved leaders in 41st President George Herbert Walker Bush and has been in mourning ever since. Those who knew and loved the man, and those who maybe had just one encounter with him, have come forward this week to share their memories of Bush, who was well respected around the globe. Now, count North Carolina coach Roy Williams as one of those reminiscing. Check out his story of 41 below:
Roy Williams shares a story about a phone conversation with the late George H.W. Bush to end his press conference pic.twitter.com/0LHlA6Co9I— Chris Trenkle (@christrenkle2) December 6, 2018
I don't know the better story here: the fact that Williams
But, such was the persona of George H.W. Bush; a gracious and down-to-earth man esteemed for his integrity. Several stories this week have reinforced that image, and Williams' just pushes it even further.
George W. Bush tearfully concludes his eulogy to his father: "Through our tears, let us know the blessings of knowing and loving you, a great and noble man, the best father a son or daughter could have...Dad is hugging Robin, and holding mom's hand again." https://t.co/B3hZufXKHW pic.twitter.com/fxqwjIcSvi— ABC News (@ABC) December 5, 2018
Bush may be gone but his legacy will stay with the American people. This week, his wake and funeral have taken place in both Washington D.C. and Houston as his family and friends mourn his death and celebrate the life he lived.
Rest in peace, 41.