MYRTLE BEACH—George Winston Macklen, 77, died June 9 at his home surrounded by his family.

Born in Conway, he was a son of the late Doris (Smith) and Everette M. Macklen Jr.

Mr. Macklen loved working construction, NASCAR racing and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by son George W. Macklen Jr.; grandson Joey Howard Causey II and sisters Sybil Haselden, Joy Morris, Shirley Phillips and Alice Ward.

Survivors include daughters Dianna Nicole Macklen, April Macklen-Dooley (Austin Dooley) and Joanna Macklen-Causey (Joey Causey); grandchildren Bettyann Causey, Braxton Dooley and Paisyn Dooley; Melton G. Macklen (Frances) and Clifton E. Macklen and sisters Lazelle Singleton and Carolyn Sanders.

A funeral service was held June 13 at Socastee United Methodist.

Burial followed at Socastee United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 950 48th Ave. N., Suite 101 Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.

Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel, was in charge of the arrangements.

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