CORINTH – James “Jim” A. Martin, 67, died, Monday, Feb. 15, 2010, surrounded by his loving family at a Bangor hospital. He was born Aug. 10, 1942, in Brewer, the son of Francis Martin and Loraine (Farnham) Dyer. Jim enjoyed a variety of occupations throughout his life. He worked many years for Pepsi-Cola Co., spent several years as a dairy farmer, and most recently was owner/operator of Martins Mill. Jim enjoyed fishing and woodworking. He had a fondness for family gatherings, and loved traveling the country with family and friends on “the bus.” Jim is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Dianne (Wheaton) Martin; sons, Fredrick W. Martin and his partner, Lisa Wortman, of Bangor and Dale W. Martin of Corinth; daughters, Ronda L. Crosson of Corinth and Ramona L. Clark of Corinth; brothers, John Martin and his wife, Pam, of Brewer and Jeffry Martin and his wife, Debra, of New Mexico; sister, Joanne Hasey and her husband, Eysie, of Levant; 17 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Donna Peirce and her husband, Ernest Phillips; son-in-law, Rodney Clark; daughter-in-law, Ronda Martin; and special friends, the Drake Family, Fred Jones, and Earlene Duraise. In addition to his parents, Jim was predeceased by his infant son, Mark Leroy Martin; grandmother, Glenn Farnham; son-in-law, Roger Crosson; and lifelong friend, Larry Drake “Unkie.” Jim’s family would like to give special thanks to the Grant 4 team. Relatives and friends are welcome to call 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor, where a funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, with the Rev. Carl Schreiber, pastor of East Orrington Congregational Church, officiating. Interment will be announced in the spring at Hilltop Cemetery, Corinth. After the service, relatives and friends are welcome to share conversation and refreshments at Jim and Dianne’s home, 153 Covered Bridge Road, Corinth. Those wishing to remember Jim in a special way may make gifts in his memory to Leonard’s Mills Rotary Sawmill Fund, care of Maine Forest and Logging Museum, Inc., P.O. Box 456, Orono, ME 04473. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.