GUILFORD – David R. Covel, 68, went to be with the Lord Feb. 14, 2010. He was born July 31, 1941, in Dexter, son of Arthur and Ruth (Lee) Covel. He worked for Dexter Shoe Co., Dexter, for almost 40 years. After moving to Riverbend Homes in Guilford, he enjoyed gardening, using his computer and helping the other residents, and he leaves many friends. David loved family gatherings and spending time at camp. He was a member of Guilford Center Baptist Church. He is survived by his mother of Dover-Foxcroft; a daughter, Heather Briggs of Bangor; a son, Sean Covel and his wife, Diane, of Northford, Conn.; two brothers and their wives, Stephen and Mary Covel of Sangerville and Timothy and Carol Covel of Holly Springs, N.C.; four grandchildren, Kayla and Zachary Briggs, and Ian and Erik Covel; several nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at Guilford Center Baptist Church with Pastor Toby Smitherman officiating. Friends may call 1 p.m. until the time of service. Spring burial will be at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Guilford. For an online guest register, go to www.CrosbyNeal.com.