Hall Estill Remembers Bill D. McCarthy
February 25, 2017
Hall Estill is sad to announce the passing of Intellectual Property Attorney Bill D. McCarthy in Saturday, February 25, 2107. Bill was 82.
A pioneer of Oklahoma’s intellectual property bar, Bill McCarthy, held a bachelor’s and master’s degree in chemical engineering. After a decade at Western Electric Company, Bill earned his law degree from Oklahoma City University in 1973 and practiced intellectual property law in the OKC area for more than 44 years.
McCarthy, with the help of his wife Sue, ran his own firm from 1981 to 1998, before joining Crowe & Dunlevy. When he turned 68, once the age limit for retirement at Crowe, he moved to Fellers Snider, where he worked from 2002 to 2012, until joining Hall Estill in February of 2012.
Bill was reared by his grandparents, Dan & Belle Underwood. He was preceded in death by his grandparents; his sister, Maxine Underwood; and his brother, Melvin Kenney. Bill is survived by his wife; his son, Mick McCarthy; his son, Randy & wife Johnna McCarthy; and his daughter, Pam & husband Greg Roberts. Bill loved spending time with his grandchildren, Jade & husband Gavin Caldwell, Jenna & husband Ryan Anderson, Carolyn & husband Brett Baker, James & wife Emily Winchester, Rebecca & husband Stephen George, Emily & husband Zach Rogan, Katie McCarthy, and Kevin McCarthy; and three great-grandchildren, Grace and Ethan Caldwell, and Leighton Baker. He also leaves behind his brother, Bob McCarthy; as well as many nieces, nephews, cherished friends and loved ones who will miss him dearly. Bill will be remembered and cherished as a loving family man, pastor, mentor, and faithful servant of God
Bill’s services will be Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church located at 9010 S. Fairview Drive, in south Oklahoma City. The church is located off of SW 89th between Penn and May.
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