NEWBURGH – David S. Getchell, 48, died Jan. 30, 2010, at a Bangor hospital. He was born March 8, 1961, in Bangor, the son of Sterling Getchell and Joyce Getchell Clark. David was a graduate of Hampden Academy and Washington County Vocational Technical Institute, Calais. He was employed at PERC plant, Orrington, for more than 20 years. David was a dedicated family man and friend to all, and will be deeply missed. Surviving are his soul mate and the love of his life, Karen; his mother and stepdad, Joyce and Web Clark; son, Ben; daughter, Brooke; two brothers, Jeff and Tim; an uncle, Norris; three nieces, Chelsea, Laura and Nicole; one nephew, Tyler; and several cousins. A celebration of his life will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor, with the Rev. Stephanie Salinas officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to call 6 p.m. until the time of service Thursday. Spring interment will be at Chapman Cemetery, Newburgh.