Reba, Oak Ridge Boys sing at funeral for George H.W. Bush

Posted at 8:42 AM, Dec 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-06 14:30:37-05

Reba McEntire and the Oak Ridge Boys honored former President George H.W. Bush. by singing at his funeral in Houston, Texas.

A state funeral to mark the life of the 41st President was held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Washington National Cathedral. 

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A second service was held in Houston on Thursday at St. Episcopal Church Thursday. The Oak Ridge Boys sang Amazing Grace and Reba sang The Lords Prayer.

Before singing one of the Oak Ridge Boys told a short story of the first time he asked them to sing when he was Vice President. They then lightened the mood with a joke.

"What a lot of people may not know is he fancied himself to be a good bass singer. He was not." The crowd broke out in laughter. He then said, "We'll sing for our President."

Following the service in Houston, he will be taken via a train bearing his name to his final resting place at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library.