William McCabe

February 17, 2016

William J. McCabe CHARLOTTE - William J. McCabe, age 67, of Charlotte, NC passed away peacefully on February 17, 2016, surrounded by his wife and daughter. Bill was born on April 24, 1948 in Westfield, NJ, son of the late Howard and Adele McCabe. He graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a BS in Ocean Engineering and completed a MS in Engineering Mechanics from Clemson University. Bill worked for Duke Energy his entire 40-year career, serving much of that time as a manager and director in the environmental department. He was an enthusiastic Clemson Tiger fan and had a strong passion for nature conservation. Bill served with Mecklenburg County Parks & Recreation, was on the board of directors for the South Carolina Wildlife Federation, and worked on many committees that fostered conservation and environmental awareness. He also was a man of strong faith in Jesus Christ and served his church faithfully over the years as an usher, church council member, and member of the Men's Club. He is survived by wife Sarah McCabe, daughter Dr. Jennifer McCabe, sister, Nancy Salters and brother-in-law, Jim Salters. A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 20, 2016, at 11:00 AM at Providence United Methodist Church. A visitation will follow the memorial service in the atrium. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The South Carolina Wildlife Federation, 215 Pickens Street, Columbia, SC 29205, Providence United Methodist Church, 2810 Providence Rd., Charlotte, NC 28211, The Carolinas Pancreatic Cancer Fund through Carolinas Healthcare Foundation, 208 East Blvd., Charlotte, 28204 or Dabo's All In Team Foundation, P.O. 1585, Clemson, SC. 29633.

Arrangements are in the care of Kenneth Poe Funeral & Cremation Services, 1321 Berkeley Ave Charlotte NC 28204. Phone: 704 641-7606

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