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David Leighton Cover Dead at 65

May 16, 2008 – David Leighton Cover of Estate Rattan died on Friday, May 9, at his residence.
He was born on Sept. 9, 1942, to Albert and Doreen Cover in Kingston, Jamaica.
He is survived by his son David Albert Cover and daughter-in-law Richelle of Hampton, Va.
He was a professional photographer, who was a long time resident of St. Croix. He worked for the Government of the Virgin Islands as chief photographer, in public relations in the governor's office for four administrations and the V.I. Legislature until he retired. Cover contributed greatly in promoting the islands, in particular St. Croix, having had photo spreads in numerous publications including the New York Times, Vogue and Travel magazines. He will be greatly missed by those who knew him well.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Monday, May 19, with viewing from 10 a.m., at the Holy Cross Catholic Church, Christiansted. Interment will follow at Kingshill Cemetery in the Veterans' section.
Professional services are entrusted to James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

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