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H. McRoy Skipper Jr. and his wife, Josephine, were killed in a tragic accident in North Carolina Wednesday evening. “Today we mourn the loss of a great man, a brilliant mentor, and a dear friend,” shared WebsterRogers Office of Managing Partner, Chuck Talbert. “The loss isn’t just our own, McRoy and Jo were staples in both their community and the profession, leaving so many individuals behind in the wake of this tragedy. We are the lucky ones to have known the Skippers and will keep their family and friends in our thoughts and prayers.”
McRoy was a partner in the firm and managed the Georgetown and Pawleys Island locations. He has been a certified public accountant in the Georgetown area since 1977 and merged his former practice with WebsterRogers LLP in 1999. Since that time, he has served on the Firm’s Executive Committee and led several of the firm’s large initiatives.
McRoy has served the accounting profession in many capacities over the past 40 years. He was a Past President of the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (SCACPA). McRoy also was a former Chairman of the South Carolina Board of Accountancy and the recipient of both SCACPA’s Distinguished Public Servant Award and their Service to the Profession Award.
His impact wasn’t limited to accounting profession, he was also heavily involved in his community by holding several leadership roles for local organizations including Tidelands Health Systems, Georgetown Rotary, Charleston Southern University, Winyah Indigo Society, Georgetown Economic Development Alliance, and Georgetown Water and Sewer District.
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WebsterRogers LLP is a leading South Carolina-based accounting and consulting firm that provides a broad spectrum of assurance, tax and advisory services to our clients. Founded in 1984 on the principles of quality, integrity and dedication to client service, our success is directly related to our strong commitment to our people and our clients. WebsterRogers is dedicated to providing the best client experience with local presence throughout the state of South Carolina, global reach through a strategic partnership with the RSM US Alliance, and breadth of expertise as a premier firm with strong roots in the accounting profession.
The firm has over 140 total employees, including 19 partners, serving a variety of industries and individuals from 9 offices across the state of South Carolina. WebsterRogers has been named a Top 200 Firm by Inside Public Accounting. For more information, visit www.websterrogers.com.