(ABC) George Herbert Walker Bush the 41st president of the United States has died at age 94. His death was announced by his family Friday night. The presidents health had been in decline in recent months. George Herbert Walker Bush World War II naval aviator Texas oil pioneer and 41st President of the United States of America died on November 30 2018. He was 94 and is survived by his five children and their spouses 17 grandchildren eight great grandchildren and two siblings the former presidents office said in a statement. He was preceded in death by his wife of 73 years Barbara; his second child Pauline Robin Bush; and his brothers Prescott and William or Bucky Bush. His son George W. Bush who served as the countrys 43rd president released a statement of his own from the family.