HERMON - Honest Dave passed away on February 19, 2016 at The Maine Veterans Home. He was born in Bangor on December 16, 1933 to Frances and Catherine Keirstead.
David was predeceased by his parents, his wife of 50 years Faye, and a granddaughter Lisa Marie.
David served in the U.S. Air Force and then worked for the B & A Railroad and numerous shoe shops in the area. He was the Fire Chief in the Town Of Hermon for several years.
Surviving are his children Valrie Smith and her husband Donnie, Dwight (Ike) Keirstead and his wife Lorraine and Tami Keirstead. He is also survived by 5 grandchildren Mandy, Jamie, Sarah, Megan, and David and 10 great grandchildren. Also surviving are 2 sisters Charlotte McNeal, Jan Flint, and his brother Bob Boynton.
Per David's request no funeral services will be held. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
Donations can be made in David's memory to The Purple Iris Foundation, 418 South Main St., RM 9, Brewer, ME 04412.