Senator John McCain — 1936 - 2018

AFN joins with countless other voices in expressing sorrow at the passing of Senator John McCain, who served Arizona and his country with sacrifice and honor. Services will be held both in Arizona and Washington, D.C. this week. See the links below for details.

From What We Know About John McCain's Funeral Services

McCain will be memorialized at ceremonies Arizona and Washington, D.C. this week. The late senator will first lie in state at the Arizona State Capitol, where a private ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. PST on Wednesday, which would have been McCain’s 82nd birthday. Members of the public will be invited to pay their respects at the State Capitol from 1 p.m. through 8 p.m. PST on Wednesday. On Thursday, a memorial service will be held at the National Phoenix Baptist Church at 10 a.m. PST, with former Vice President Joe Biden speaking.

In Washington, D.C., McCain will lie in state at the United States Capitol on Friday, where a ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. EST and members of the public will be allowed to pay their respects from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m EST. McCain will become the 13th senator to lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda, an honor reserved for the nation’s “most eminent citizens.”

From: Arizona Memorial Service at North Phoenix Baptist Church

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Senator John McCain will occur at the North Phoenix Baptist Church at 10:00 am on Thursday, August 30, 2018. Click here to request tickets.