In Loving Memory
David Allen Littlefield
BENTON -- David Allen Littlefield passed away on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, following a short illness. He was born in Waterville on Feb. 29, 1948, the son of Shirley and Millard Littlefield.
Following his schooling, David joined the Army and was honorably discharged in November 1965. He was a member of Painters Union 1468, and DC 35. David worked for Chicago Bridge and Iron Workers plus many other employers throughout the area as a painter. He painted the gold leaf on the Maine State House dome. He and his brother, Richard, painted the Boston Garden ceiling. He was an avid bluegrass fan and enjoyed playing the gut bucket and harmonica. David was a cowboy at heart. He enjoyed his horses, Jewel being his favorite. He was a gifted artist and an avid fisherman. David boxed in Central Maine, New England and Canada. He competed in the Golden Gloves in 1968, placing second.
David was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion.
He was predeceased by his parents, Shirley and Millard; and by a niece, Marcy McManus.
Survivors include his daughter, Rachel Sellman, of Seminole, Fla.; his son, David Bertell Littlefield, of Biddeford; his grandchildren, Shane and Hayley, both of Seminole, Fla.; his sisters and brothers, Rose and Steve McManus of Saco, Brenda Littlefield of Alabama, Mike and Carol Littlefield of Winslow, Martha and Juan LaValle-Rivera of Winslow, Roger Littlefield of Benton, Richard and Evie Littlefield of Benton, Rebecca Littlefield of Clinton, and Thelma "Chuck" Littlefield of Benton; many nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Betsy Lancaster.
The family would like to thank the Healthreach staff, especially Bertha, as well as Mike Holt, David Kidd Seigel and Rebecca and David Livingstone for their special care during David's short illness. David was loved by many and will be missed.