William ''Bill''
WILLIAM J. MacCABE Bill MacCabe entered Eternal Life on April 22, 2005 Born in Long Beach, CA. on January 18, 1919, his long career in law began when he graduated from Loyola Law School and began practicing some fifty years ago. Since 1957 he practiced law in Torrance as a defense attorney. He also taught at Los Angeles City College, USC and El Camino College. His residence was beautiful Rolling Hills for over forty years. Bill had a passion for life, living and laughter, his work and his family. He was a voracious reader, theater enthusiast, as well as a world traveler. But his primary motivating force was his total commitment to his practice of law. His greatest pleasures came from his loving family and friends. He is survived by his wife of fifty years, Jeanne, his two sons, Jim and Scott, and his daughter, Christy. He is survived by five wonderful grandsons and two granddaughters. Bill will be remembered for his intelligence, sense of humor, kindness, and unwavering humanity to those in need. He was a true Gentle Man...A man of high integrity, a beloved husband and respected father and grandfather who will be greatly missed. His spirit was undiminished and he continued his work, which he loved. He leaves a legacy that will continue to serve his family whom he loved most. He served in the United States Navy in the Naval Intelligence Office in Washington, D.C. and in Havana, Cuba during World War II. A private celebration of his life will be held at a later time. For questions regarding Mr. MacCabe's future services, please call Rice Mortuary at 310-792-7599

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  1. I worked for Mr. MacCabe for a short time a few years ago, and it was an honor. He was a very kind boss, and he taught me a lot, especially about his love for the law. It was also obvious how much he loved his family. It was truly a great experience working for Mr. MacCabe. My prayers are with all of you.

  2. Dear Jeanne and family – our sincere condolences to you – we remember Bill from our days at baseball and what a nice man he was. Sincerely, Nancy & Stewart Forman

  3. Dear Jeanie, and family, We wish you peace and comfort at this time. We revered, admired, and loved Bill. We will always be grateful for the many things that he accomplished for us. He was a superb attorney and a fine man. We were blessed to know him and will miss him forever. Sincerely, Carl & Barbara Faulkner.

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