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Watch live: Joe Biden’s eulogy at John McCain’s memorial service in Arizona

Cindy McCain rests her head on her husband’s casket at the Arizona state house.
  • Heather Timmons
By Heather Timmons

White House correspondent

Published This article is more than 2 years old.

Vice president Joe Biden will deliver the eulogy at Senator John McCain’s memorial service in Phoenix, Arizona today, starting at 10am MST (1pm EDT).

The memorial service is being broadcast live on a website for McCain:

The list of attendees at the service include politicians, football players, and businesspeople. McCain’s pallbearers at the North Phoenix Baptist church service include former Diamondbacks outfielder Luis Gonzales and retired National Hockey League forward Shane Doan. Congressmen attending include 24 sitting senators, both Democrats and Republicans, and House majority leader Kevin McCarthy.

The full service will start with “Amazing Grace,” include a performance by a Navajo flutist, and end with Frank Sinatra’s “My Way,” according to a schedule provided by McCain’s office.

Welcome and Invocation by Senior Pastor Dr. Noe Garcia

Hymn, “Amazing Grace,” performed by the Brophy Student Ensemble

Reading, Ecclesiastes 3:1-2, read by Bridget McCain

Tribute by Grant Woods

Tribute by Tommy Espinoza

Hymn, “Expression of Love,” performed by Jonah Littlesunday, Navajo flutist

Tribute by Larry Fitzgerald, Jr.

Tribute by Vice President Joe Biden

Reading, 2 Timothy 4:6-8 by Andrew McCain

Song, “Arizona,” performed by the Brophy Student Ensemble

Message by Father Edward Reese

Hymn, “Going Home,” performed by Jay Smith on bagpipe

Benediction and Dismissal by Senior Pastor Dr. Noe Garcia

Recessional, “My Way,” original music by Frank Sinatra

McCain’s body will be flown to Washington, DC afterward, where a second memorial service will be held at the Washington National Cathedral on Saturday (Sept. 1) after a public procession from the US Capitol to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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