By Broomhead Funeral Home

Farrier Max Golden Carter passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015, in Riverton, Utah. He was 82.

He was born Dec. 16, 1932, in Murray to Golden Hyrum Carter and Edna Sleelenor Tester. He married Nancy Lee Jorgensen Carter on May 27, 1960, in Salt Lake City.

He loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and riding his horse in the Uintahs. He worked for A. Wesley Hardy as a hot tender, helped build the Salt Lake Detention Center. He worked for Rozema and Austin, mixed all the mortar on the Travel Lodge and The Salt Palace. He then went to work for Salt Lake County in the sanitation department.

Carter also shod horses after work, working as a farrier for more than 50 years in the Salt Lake Valley.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Riverton 1st Ward, 1454 W. 13200 S. Riverton, Utah. Viewing will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at Broomhead Funeral Home, 12600 S. 2200 W. Riverton, UT and Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to services at Riverton 1st Ward.

In lieu of flowers please donate to your favorite charity.

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