James H. Rich, owner of the James H. Rich Boat Yard in Maine, died Tuesday. He was 78.
Rich operated his yard, in West Tremont, for 52 years. He built, restored and stored boats.
He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the Army. Rich was a former member of the Knights of Pythias and a former member of the Tremont Harbor Committee.
Funeral services will be held Monday.
Contributions in his memory can be made to the James H. and Ann M. Rich Scholarship Fund, c/o Bar Harbor Bank and Trust, P.O. Box 698, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679, or at any bank branch.