James A. Smith 1982 – 2021 DURHAM – James A. Smith, 39, of Wires Hill Street died Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at dwelling of pure causes. James was born on the Presidio of San Francisco, Calif. on Could 6, 1982, the son of William J. Sapp of San Francisco and Martha M. Smith of Crimson Financial institution, N.J. James moved to Maine in 1992. He was a 2001 graduate of Morse Excessive Faculty in Tub the place he made many shut lifelong associates. James loved working for a few years at Walmart in Brunswick after which flourished as a ship fitter at BIW. James was identified for all the time smiling and lending a serving to hand. He loved writing poetry, guitar, heavy steel music, gardening, bikes, grilling with associates, figuring out and combined martial arts. He was very gifted and favored to precise himself via a mixture of media and likewise loved serving to individuals specific themselves via his tattoo artwork. Greater than something James was dedicated to his household and associates and dedicated to sustaining shut, private relationships with everyone he cherished. Survivors embrace his beloved mom Martha Smith of Durham, and his father William Sapp of San Francisco. He cherished his shut relationships together with his uncles and aunts to incorporate Harold and Sandy Smith of Augusta, WV, Anton and Sallie Daub of Rio, WV, Richard and Polly Smith of Durham, William Elias Smith of Baton Rouge, La., Douglas and Michelle Smith of Crimson Financial institution, N.J. and Matthew and Jaqueline Smith of Romney, WV. Additionally surviving are James dearly cherished cousins together with Kenny Haspel of Brooklyn, N.Y., Rachel Decker of Tinton Falls, N.J., Coral Acosta of Savannah, Ga., Amber Petrizzo of Keyport, N.J., Crystal Smith of Keyport, N.J., Autumn Thompson of San Antonio, Texas, Marissa Lambert of Raleigh, N.C., Michelle Allen of Durham, Shawn Kays of Durham, Amanda Ward of Zephyrhills, Fla., Max Burress of Lewiston, Jenna Awhad of New Hope, Pa., Conner Smith of Williamsburg, Va. and their many adored kids. A Memorial Service is to be held at Stetsons Funeral Residence, 12 Federal Avenue, Brunswick 04011 on Saturday, August 7 at 1:00 pm. Following the service will probably be a Celebration of Life on Churchill Street in Wiscasset. Further info for the Celebration will probably be supplied at James’ Memorial.