Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., will be buried "back where it began," next to his old Navy buddy Chuck Larson--not at Arlington National Cemetery where his father and grandfather are buried.
The Arizona senator, who has been battling an aggressive form of brain cancer for more than a year, wrote in his upcoming memoir: “The Restless Wave” that he wants to be laid to rest “in the cemetery on the Severn (River) in Maryland, back where it began,” according to azcentral.com.
"I want to smell the rose-scented breeze and feel the sun on my shoulders," McCain wrote.
"I want to watch the hawks hunt from the sycamore, and then take my leave bound for a place near my old friend Chuck Larson, in the cemetery on the Severn (River), back where it began."
A Naval Academy Spokesman confirmed to the paper this week that the 81-year-old senator has a dedicated plot at the cemetery that is close to Larson.