Our loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Max William Singleton, “Poppy,” passed away Aug. 14 in West Valley City, Utah. He was born to Mary and Bill Singleton in Mil-ford, Utah, Jan. 13, 1927. Max graduated from Lincoln High in Panaca, in 1945. He was married to Margaret Lillian Hendrickson, June 1, 1946, and sealed in the St. George Temple, April 5, 1989. Max served in the United States Army during World War II.
He was a mine sweeper in Chesapeake Bay and later in San Francisco Bay. He retired from Lucky Markets where he worked as a bakery supervisor. As an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, he served in various callings including 18 years as a Scoutmaster. Max loved gardening, bak-ing bread, wood-working, bird feeders were his specialty, and loving and serv-ing his family and friends; especially his beautiful wife for 68 years. He is survived by his wife Lillian; children Steve (Virginia) Singleton, Suzette Dayton; brothers Charles (Mariba) Singleton, Vance Singleton; as well as grandchildren Matt (Karilee) Dayton, Rebecca (Richard) Simko, Courtney Singleton, and Sara (Nathan) Farrer; and great-grandchildren Ryan, Cameron, Rachel, Aimee, Logan, Lilly, and Harrison. Max chose to donate his eyes for medical research. Our beloved “Poppy” will be missed by everyone who knew him. A viewing will be held for family and friends Fri-day, Aug. 22 from11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at Southern Nevada Mortuary in Caliente. A graveside service will follow at Noon in the Veterans Conaway Cemetery under the direction of Southern Nevada Mortuary.