MURRELLS INLET, S.C. – George Ransom Caldwell, 75, of Clark Street, died Oct. 31, 2000, at his residence after a period of declining health. Born Sept. 20, 1925, in Catawba County, N.C., he was a son of the late Fred L. and Bertha Drum Caldwell. A Marine Raider during World War II, he served in the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force and retired from the military. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Donaleen “Donna” Wilson Caldwell; two sons, Gary Caldwell of Hartwell, Ga., and Ricky Caldwell of Florida; two grandsons, Scott Caldwell of Little Rock, Ark., and Stuart Caldwell of Duluth, Ga.; a brother, Carroll Caldwell of Loris; and a sister, Pat Smith of Shady Valley, Tenn. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. today in Ocean Woods Cemetery in Myrtle Beach with military honors. The family will be at Goldfinch Funeral Home from 1 to 2:30 p.m. today. Memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 30, 2987 Church St., Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29577.