Meghan McCain posts touching photo from father John McCain's grave: 'I miss you the most on Sunday'

Meghan McCain posted a touching tribute to her late father on Instagram Sunday as she visited his grave.

"I miss you the most on Sunday," the 33-year-old caption an image of Sen. John McCain's tombstone next to his best friend, U.S. Navy Admiral Charles “Chuck” Larson.

Arizona Sen. McCain died in August after a battle with brain cancer. He was 81. Meghan, who was very close to her father, was photographed sobbing over his casket at the State Capitol.

She returned to "The View," of which she is a co-host, earlier this month after taking five weeks off, expressing her gratitude to viewers and the American public

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Roberta McCain (C), age 106, mother of John McCain, listens with Meghan McCain (L), daughter of John McCain, as US Vice President Mike Pence speaks during the ceremony honoring the late US Senator August 31, 2018 in the Rotunda of the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm / AFP) (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (R), speaks as Roberta McCain, mother of late U.S. Senator John McCain and his daughter Meghan McCain (L) look on as his body lies in state inside the U.S. Capitol Rotunda in Washington, U.S., August 31, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
Meghan McCain, daughter of U.S. Senator John McCain, cries over the casket during a memorial service at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S., August 29, 2018. Jae C. Hong/Pool via REUTERS
U.S. Senator John McCain's daughters Meghan (L) and Bridget (R) follow Senator McCain's casket into the Arizona State Capitol where he will lie in state in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S., August 29, 2018. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
Roberta McCain (R), mother of late U.S. Senator John McCain and his daughter Meghan McCain look on as his body lies in state inside the U.S. Capitol Rotunda in Washington, U.S., August 31, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (R), speaks as Roberta McCain, mother of late U.S. Senator John McCain and his daughter Meghan McCain (L) look on as his body lies in state inside the U.S. Capitol Rotunda in Washington, U.S., August 31, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
Cindy McCain (R), wife of late US Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona, her daughter Meghan (L) and US Secretary of Defense James Mattis watch as his flag-draped casket arrives on a military airplane at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, August 30, 2018. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 31: Meghan McCain, daughter of Sen. John McCain, touches the casket during the ceremony honoring the late US Senator inside the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol, August 31, 2018 in Washington, DC. A Democrat who voted for Hillary Clinton, Farone said McCain did what was right. 'He never took the easy way out, he knew actions speak louder than words and he never tweeted about it. He just got it done,' she said. The late senator died August 25 at the age of 81 after a long battle with brain cancer. He will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol Friday, a rare honor bestowed on only 31 people in the past 166 years. Sen. McCain will be buried at his final resting place at the U.S. Naval Academy on Sunday. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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“I really want to thank all of America with being so kind to my family," she said. 

“It made me so inspired that the ideals my father espoused through his career are the ideals of America. And I think there was a lot of talk about what died with him. And I am here today to tell you — it didn't. It is alive and well!” she said. 

During her emotional return, Meghan said people of “all races, all ages, all creeds out there with American flags waving, saluting, praying, everyone,” paid tribute to her father. 

“He would have loved it,” she added. 

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I miss you the most on Sunday.

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