Harvey F. Carlon, age 79 of Lowell, passed away December 8, 2012 at his residence following an extended illness. A well-respected equine veterinarian throughout Livingston County and surrounding areas, Dr. Carlon spent his professional career as a partner at Fowlerville Veterinary Clinic treating horses, particularly those with lameness problems. In addition to his veterinary prowess, he was an accomplished musician and an avid golfer. He will be sadly missed by his surviving family, his wife of 34 years, Brenda; sons, Brian, Todd (Deborah), Jamie and Chris; step-daughter, Kris Combs (John); step-son, Jon Runquist II (Lisa) and grandchildren, Joshua Carlon, Madison Carlon, Josh Combs, Andrew Combs, Jack Combs and Lucy Jeanne Runquist. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faith Hospice, 2100 Raybrook SE Suite 300, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546-5783.