The united states of America continue to mourn the death of John McCain after a brave battle with cancer.
The body of the late senator arrived at the Arizona Capitol building on Wednesday. Not long after, a few friends were allowed to walk up to the flag-draped casket and say their final goodbyes.
Late John McCain’s wife, Cindy McCain patted her late husband’s casket and leaned over to kiss it.
The children of the couple followed close behind their mother and Megan was visibly unhappy through out the service.
Megan was escorted by her husband Ben Domenech and she stayed close to her brother Jimmy McCain during the funeral service. “Imagining Arizona without John McCain is like imaging Arizona without the Grand Canyon. It’s just not possible,” The current Arizona Governor Doug Ducey said during the memorial before giving praise to Cindy. “You are a model for us and an inspiration. Arizona loves you Cindy McCain.”
The Capitol was opened later in the day to people who desired to pay their final respects to John McCain.
The McCain family announced the demise of the former senator on the 25th of August.
“My family is deeply appreciative of all the love and generosity you have shown us during this past year,” Meghan McCain wrote on Twitter. “Thank you for all your continued support and prayers. We could not have made it this far without you—you’ve given us strength to carry on. Thank you for all your continued support and prayers. We could not have made it this far without you—you’ve given us strength to carry on.”
The View co host later posted a personal note “I was with my father at his end, as he was with me at my beginning. In the 33 years we shared together, he raised me, taught me, corrected me, comforted me, encouraged me, and supported me in all things,” Megan wrote. “He loved me, and I loved him. He taught me how to live. His love and his care, ever present, always unfailing, took me from a girl to a woman—and he showed me what it is to be a man.”
Magan McCain Continued, continued, “All that I am is thanks to him. Now that he is gone, the task of my lifetime is to live up to his example, his expectations and his love.”
A procession will occur through phoenix today 30th of August on the way to a memorial service.