ORONO - James F. DeMott, 64, died February 8, 2016, after a long illness. He was born in Quincy, Mass., March 18, 1951, the son of John B. and Ruth E. DeMott.
Jim attended Hingham, Mass., and Orono, Maine, public schools and graduated from Goodwill-Hinckley School. He was a graduate of the Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, Florida. Jim was an accomplished artist.
Jim is survived by his brother, Marshall and his wife, Diane, of Naples, Florida; his nephew, Justin DeMott and his wife, Jessica, of Waterville; his niece, Abby Violette and her husband, Robbie, of Fairfield; and great-nephews, Evan DeMott, Wyatt DeMott and Codey and Wesley Violette.
Private burial will be at Riverside Cemetery, Orono, in the spring. A service of the Orono Chapel of Brookings-Smith.