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      Fallen deputy's family presented with donation on Father's Day

      Tim Causey's daughter at Sunday's check presentation

      It's been nearly four weeks since an Horry County Sheriff's deputy was laid to rest. On this Father's Day, his community has shown that he is not forgotten. A Myrtle Beach restaurant donated 10 percent of this week's sales to Deputy Tim Causey's family.

      Causey was one of the first to respond to the Windsor Green condo fire in Carolina Forest in March. He was hospitalized for smoke inhalation and died two months later as a result of medical complications.

      Sunday, the Loco Gecko Beach Shak restaurant donated $7,800 and Visitmyrtlebeach.com donated $3,700 bringing the total to $11,500 for the Causey's family.

      "It's more of the emotional support and just like the generosity that people are actually doing this for us. It makes me feel a lot better," said Causey's daughter Taylor.

      Taylor said she is comforted by her Dad's memories and the love from a department her dad lived to serve, the Horry County Sheriff's Office.

      "The sheriff's office family comes together with the community to show Donna that just because Timmy's passed doesn't mean we're not still here to love you, protect you and care for you," said Sgt. Jeff Benton.

      Benton explained that Causey's family can know that on Father's Day and everyday, Deputy Causey will always be remembered.

      Doctors are still trying to determine whether Causey died in the line of duty. Benton says they should know within the next few weeks.