The final of two days of memorial services honoring Arizona Sen.
The Arizona senator was eulogized as a "true American hero" - and a bad driver with a wicked sense of humor and love of a good fight - at a crowded church service for the maverick politician Thursday that ended with the playing of Frank Sinatra's "My Way".
In addition to tributes and Scripture readings, a host of lawmakers, former aides, friends and family members are set to serve as pallbearers at the various services honoring McCain.
Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer had proposed renaming the Russell building in McCain's honor after the veteran Republican senator died Saturday from brain cancer.
A motorcade then took McCain's body to the airport, where it was put aboard a military plane that took off for Washington for a lying-in-state at the U.S. Capitol on Friday, a service at the Washington National Cathedral on Saturday, and burial at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, on Sunday.
On what would have been his 82nd birthday, McCain's body lay in state Wednesday at the Arizona Capitol, where several of his longtime colleagues delivered emotional tributes. McCain was born in the Panama Canal Zone while his father, who went on to become an admiral, served in the military.
"Imagining an Arizona without John McCain is like picturing Arizona without the Grand Canyon", Ducey said.
"They knew that John believed so deeply and so passionately in the soul of America that it made it easier for them to have confidence and faith in America", Biden said. In the 1990s, Biden said, "it was always appropriate to challenge another senator's judgment, but never appropriate to challenge their motive".
The line snaked down streets even as a continuous flow of people flowed past the casket.
Former Vice-President Joe Biden delivered a moving and often humorous eulogy at the funeral of John McCain, who died of the same form of brain cancer that took Biden's son Beau.
TOPSHOT - Cindy McCain, wife of US Senator John McCain, kisses his casket during a memorial service at the Arizona Capitol on August 29, 2018, in Phoenix.
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Biden said they "were optimists" and spoke about everything except his family's recent deaths and McCain's time as a prisoner of war in Vietnam.
He celebrated differences. He embraced humanity, championed what was true and just and saw people for who they were.
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"I grew up where a handshake was a contract and your word was your bond", Riordan said. "He represented the last of that as far as I'm concerned".
Kassandra Morales, 44, stood with her sons, 8 and 2 years old. She said she liked how McCain didn't act like he was above others, and praised all he did for veterans.
"Yesterday I asked my son who his hero was".
A name change appeals to some Democrats since the building's current namesake, Senator Richard Russell Jr. of Georgia, was a leader of Southern opposition to civil rights legislation. "I brought my children here to show them what a real hero was".
Google isn't waiting for Congress to rename a building after John McCain. He took office in the state in the early 1980s, first as a congressman and then as a senator.
Oh, and by the way, a few hours after Mr. McCain's passing there were public discussions of who would replace him.
"He fought like hell for the causes he believed in", Ducey said.
Thursday morning will feature a procession through Phoenix on the way to a memorial service at North Phoenix Baptist Church, with the public invited to line the route along Interstate 17. Twenty-four sitting USA senators, four former senators and other leaders were among those expected at Thursday's memorial.