ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- John McCain's final journey from his Arizona ranch is ending on a grassy hill at the U.S. Naval Academy within view of the Severn River and earshot of midshipmen present and future and alongside a lifelong friend.
A private service at the academy's chapel followed by a procession to the burial site marked the farewell Sunday to a man who lived a very public life. The private ceremony is the final event of nearly a week of remembrances stretching from Arizona to Washington to Annapolis, Maryland.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
John McCain burial ceremony at U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery: Photos
Family members, including Cindy McCain, back center, follow a horse-drawn caisson that carries the casket of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)