Max Linden Heaton passed away on May 6, 2011 at his home in Boulder, Utah. He was born on January 28, 1926 in Hurricane, Utah to Joseph Linden Heaton and Phyllis Lovinia Webb Heaton.
Max graduated from Hurricane High School in 1943. On Dec. 14, 1944 he married Virgil Pulsipher in the St. George Temple and they had six children. Max worked for Arden Dairy in Las Vegas, Nevada and later moved to Elmo, Utah where he ran a ranch with his father and brother Harvard. Max also worked for Emery Mining Company for many years. Max enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, gardening, collecting arrowheads and rocks, and collecting and working on HO scale trains.
Max's wife Virgil passed away in January, 2011. He was also preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Joseph Heaton and Roma Littlefield; and children, Christina, Dina, and Keith.
Max is survived by children, David (Susan) Heaton, Elora Prettyman, all of Boulder, Utah; and Kathy (Tim) McGee of Protem, Missouri; 12 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; siblings, Colleen (Marlan) Walker, Glen Heaton, Mona (Ernie) Ketchum, Harvard (Sharon) Heaton, Sharen Draayer, and Paul (Nolleen) Heaton.
A memorial open house will be held in Max's honor on Saturday, May 21, 2011, from 1-3 pm at the Boulder LDS Church in Boulder, Utah. Burial will be in the Elmo Town Cemetery.
The family would like to thank Beaver Valley Hospice and all the volunteers who helped care for Max.