ADOT Does Touching Tribute To Sen. John McCain As Memorial Services Begin

As memorial services begin for Senator John McCain... the nation still mourns over the death of the man they called "The Maverck" and the Arizona Department Of Transportation gave us a great tribute. 

ADOT has a tribute to John McCain on Loop 202 at McKellips with a sign that now reads 

"Country First Rest In Peace John McCain" 

In a statement from McCain's Senate Office, the senator's casket will be placed on a catafalque in the center of the Arizona State Capitol's rotunda. McCain's motorcade will arrive at the Capitol at around 9:50 a.m., and the doors will open for the public at  2:00 p.m. 


According to Fox 10 Phoenix, below is the full list of services happening this week:

Thursday, August 30, 2018

A memorial service will take place at the North Phoenix Baptist Church near Central Avenue and Bethany Home Road., a ticket is required, but as of Monday afternoon, there are no more free tickets available.

Doors will open at 8:15 a.m., and the service will start at 10:00 a.m. Tributes from various people, including former Vice President Joe Biden, former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods, Arizona Cardinals player Larry Fitzgerald, Jr., and McCain's son and daughter will be read.

Later on in the day, McCain's casket will be flown to Washington D.C. from Phoenix.

Friday, August 31, 2018

Senator McCain will lie in state at the United States Capitol's rotunda. A ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time), and will include remarks by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, and Vice President Mike Pence.

Doors will open at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) for the public to pay their respects.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

A national memorial service will be held at Washington National Cathedral, starting at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time). A number of people, including former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, are expected to speak. McCain's sons and daughters, Jimmy, Meghan and Sidney, are also expected to speak.

For more information on the services, visit John McCain's official website.

 

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