George Bizos will likely be laid to relaxation on Thursday on the Westpark Cemetery in Randburg.
The funeral service of the world-renowned human rights activist started on the Greek Orthodox Church in Johannesburg.
Bizos died final week on the age of 92.
He will likely be buried on the Westpark Cemetery.
President Cyril Ramaphosa honoured the late human proper activist by giving him a particular official funeral.
Bizos could be buried with a class 1 funeral.