• 11:30 a.m.: Memorial service and celebration of life, West Virginia State Capitol’s North Plaza.
• 12:30 p.m.: Memorial service and celebration of life concludes
• 4 p.m.: Casket removed from West Virginia State Capitol Building. Proceed to Yeager Airport in Charleston. Depart for Andrews AFB.
TUESDAY, JULY 6
• 11 a.m.: Funeral service, Memorial Baptist Church, 3455 North Glebe Road, Arlington, Va. Open to the public, limited seating.
• Private internment.
- Remembering Senator Robert C. Byrd
Sen. Byrd laid to rest
As Sen. Robert C. Byrd was being laid to rest after a week of memorials, a niece eulogized him Tuesday as a person who suffered from dyslexia. The revelation surprised others in Byrd’s family, who later said they had no knowledge that the West Virginia senator suffered from the learning disability.
SLIDESHOWS - Senator Robert C. Byrd
Click HERE to see a slideshow of Byrd's casket being placed in the Senate chamber Thursday morning.
Click HERE to see a slideshow of preparations before Byrd's arrival in Charleston.
Click HERE to see a slideshow of Byrd's last visit to West Virginia.
Click HERE to see a slideshow of Byrd's funeral in Arlington, Va.
Robert C. Byrd Memorialized
Eulogies flowed freely and abundantly Friday like the megabucks he delivered to his adopted and beloved West Virginia in a tribute that ushered in the big league players of politics to pay respects to Sen. Robert C. Byrd.
Obama, others attend service honoring Byrd in Charleston
President Barack Obama and thousands of ordinary West Virginians honored the late Robert C. Byrd at a memorial service in the late senator’s home state Friday.
- Saying goodbye
Senator Byrd makes final visit to state
Hundreds of mourners lined the streets leading to West Virginia’s state Capitol on Thursday night to say goodbye to Robert C. Byrd, the nation’s longest-serving U.S. senator.
Thousands pay respects at Capitol
The lights were out on the Capitol’s dome Thursday night as thousands came to show their respect for a man who gave an immeasurable amount to the state he loved — Sen. Robert C. Byrd.
Byrd succession status remains question mark
Questions surrounding his successor abound in the wake of Sen. Robert C. Byrd’s death, and one key aspect remains under a cloud of uncertainty — a potential move to alter West Virginia law for a special election this year.
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- Sen. Byrd laid to rest