EAST CARBON - Alton Loy Goodin, age 81, passed away in Price, on Dec. 25, 2010. He was the second of eight children born to John Wesley and Vaida Florence Coleman Goodin on May 8, 1929, in Maud, Okla. Bud married Lahoma "Alice" Weatherly on July 28, 1945 in Maud, Okla.
Bud was raised in Oklahoma and learned the value of hard work at a young age. He worked the oil fields as a young man for 20 years, in the Texas and Oklahoma. In 1968 they moved to Moab where he worked for Pot Ash for five years and then they moved to East Carbon where he worked for Kaiser Mine for five years until his retirement. Bud loved gardening vegetables, yard work, and loved working with animals, and was a big fan of music, he loved playing the guitar, harmonica and singing. He loved his family and always provided for them. He will be remembered as a honest and hard working man.
He is survived by his children: Alton "Buddy" (Kathleen) Goodin of Wellinton, Carolyn (Kenneth) Kay of Castle Dale, Detra (Peter) Borner of McCall, Idaho, and seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, brothers and sisters: Delbert (Jarita) Goodin of Del City, Okla., Norma (Arnold) LaFarge, of Loveland, Ohio, Sue (Dean) McCraw, of Stillwater, Okla., and Dewey (Carolyn) Goodin of Maud, Okla.
He is preceded in death by his parents and wife, Alice, sister, Melba Jean, and brothers, Alvin and Don Goodin.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Fausett Mortuary (680 E. 100 S. Price). Family and friends will gather at 10:30 a.m. prior the service at the mortuary. Interment will be in the Castle Dale Cemetery. Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary. Family and friends may sign the guest book and share memories of Bud at www.fausettmortuary.com.