His accomplishments were great from beginning to end.
"We had the chance to work together during the time of enormous changes". Bush saying, "We waited for you". He was a first baseman and captain of the Yale University Bulldogs, and led the team to the first two ever College World Series in 1947 and 1948.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas recalled in his statement Bush's significant contribution to the reunification of Germany.
He served as vice president to Ronald Reagan after losing to him in the 1980 Republican primary, an eight-year period of hands-on training for the top post he would go on to win by a solid margin in 1988, as the Cold War was coming to an end.
What made it even more special was that President George H.W. Bush and his son, President George W. Bush, were on the field that night taking part in the first pitch ceremony. "We will never forget that".
But he suffered the ignominy of being a one-term president, denied a second term over a weak economy when he lost the 1992 election to upstart Democrat Bill Clinton.
"Through his essential authenticity, disarming wit, and unwavering commitment to faith, family, and country, President Bush inspired generations of his fellow Americans to public service", Trump said in a statement.
Reid Ryan, the president of the Houston Astros' business operations, tweeted his condolences to Bush's family.
In addition, Kosovo leader Hashim Thaci wrote on his Facebook that his country would always remember Bush's role in Kosovo's independence.
Bush, the 41st president of the USA who led America during the collapse of the Soviet Union and engineered the defeat of an audacious Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, died in Houston on Friday.
Bush was born on June 12, 1924 in MA. Bush received a Distinguished Flying Cross for bravery when fighting on the Pacific front of the World War II.
A year later, Bush held a summit with then Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in Malta marking the demise of the Cold War and two years later the two leaders signed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.