William Edward McMakin

October 21, 1943December 19, 2018

William “Bill” McMakin, 75, of Sunset Beach passed on Dec. 19, 2018.

Originally from Westwood and Halifax, Mass., he and his family spent many years traveling and vacationing in Myrtle Beach and Florida before his retirement.

A Navy veteran, he was a member and volunteer of the American Legion, Post 186, of Little River, S.C. Bill also helped establish the Dragon’s Golf Group and ladies’ luncheon in his beloved community. For Bill it was all about getting people together.

He leaves behind his wife, Marjorie; two daughters, Terri and Debbie; a brother, Larry; and three grandsons.

A private memorial service will be held at a future time.

A service of White Funeral and Cremation Service Shallotte Chapel 910-754-3333.


  • A Celebration of his life will be private

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