David P. Andrews, 86, formerly of North Branford, Vt., and formerly of Fenwick Island, Del., died Jan. 17, 2019, in Brattleboro, Vt., while visiting his daughter, Lori. He was born Dec. 8, 1932, in Flushing, N.Y., son of Arthur Wesley Andrews and Ruth (Phillips) Andrews.
Andrews grew up in Flushing and graduated high school as president of his class for four years. Upon graduation, he entered the University of Connecticut, where he was a member of the Lambda Chi fraternity, of ROTC and of Scabbard & Blade, an honorary military fraternity.
Andrews graduated with a degree in marketing. Upon graduation, he entered the U.S. Army at Fort Knox and served with the 3rd Armored Division, based in Germany for three years.
Following his discharge, he started his business career with the Metropolitan Insurance Company, where he rose to become manager of consultants in the New Haven, Ct., office. Andrews was hired by Hartford National Bank, working first in sales and ultimately in their marketing division.
While working in Hartford, Ct., he and his family lived in North Branford. It was there he served for many years as treasurer of St. Andrews Episcopal Church, a coach for Little League and board member for North Branford Midget Football League.
Andrews then went to work with the former American Bank & Trust Company of Reading, Pa. (which became Wells Fargo), from which he retired as executive vice president in 1995. While working for the bank, he was elected to the board of the Bank Marketing Association, the board of directors for Alvernia College and the board of Perkioman Valley Boy Scouts. He and his wife had been retired in Fenwick Island, Del., for 23 years.
Andrews married his wife Lynn (Stivers) Andrews in 1954. He leaves their children, Dana Guggino and her husband, Bob, of Sanibel, Fla., Jeffrey Andrews and his wife, Lynn, of Wallingford, Conn., Lori Andrews and her husband, David Girard, of Wilmington, Vt., and Gail Hunter and her husband, Walter, of North Bend, Ore.; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
There will be no services. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Covey Allen & Shea Funeral Home in Wilmington, Vt. Condolences may be sent online at www.sheafuneralhomes.com.