David C. Frost
Friendship — David Clarence Frost died peacefully at home in Friendship at about 7 a.m. Thursday, May 29, 2014. He was 78.
He is survived by his husband David Hovell, brother Edgar, sister-in-law Lena, nephew Jeremy, niece Lydia and several cousins.
Donations in his memory may be sent to the Friendship United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 189, Friendship, ME 04547. David Hovell's address is P.O. Box 178, Friendship. A memorial service will be held at the Friendship United Methodist Church this summer.
He retired in 2002 from Simon and Schuster, where he was head of the copy editing department. He copy edited Richard Nixon's book "RN," at San Clemente, Calif., working daily with the president for 10 months. He started working in his father's newspaper, the Kiowa County Star Review in Hobart, Okla. He was a Distinguished Alumnus of the Journalism School at Oklahoma University, Norman, Okla.