He was a good, kind and compassionate neighbor and friend.

Just four months before April 19, 1995, James A. McCarthy, 53, was transferred to Oklahoma City. McCarthy previously worked in the Kansas City office for the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department. Most days James walked five miles and listened to books on tape as he did. He and his children fished, traveled looked at cars played golf, walked and did outdoor activities. He attended Saint John the Baptist Church in Edmond. McCarthy had a wife and three children.

Field of Empty Chairs

James A. McCarthy II
James A. McCarthy II
Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building
7th Floor
Department of Housing and Urban Development

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