Sweet, Idaho, farrier Patrick L. Sweeney passed away Oct. 29, 2017. He was 79.

He spent his life as a cowboy and farrier, among other professions.

A funeral service will be held in late spring near Ola, Idaho, according to Sweeney’s wishes. In lieu of flowers, he requested that mourners support local business by ordering a beer at the Triangle Restaurant in Sweet, Idaho, or donate to a community food bank.