1953 – 2003

MADRID – James Sherman Pinkham, 49, of Madrid died unexpectedly Thursday, May 15.

He was born Nov. 7, 1953, in Farmington, the son of Richard Francis and Margaret Anne (Brooks) Pinkham. He graduated from Mt. Abram High School in 1972. He married Nicolette Savage on Dec. 1, 2001.

He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran who served in the U.S. and in Germany. He enjoyed playing cribbage, various outdoor activities including “four-wheeling” and snowmobiling. He also enjoyed his dog, “Pepper,” and spending time with his five granddaughters.

He is survived by his wife, Nicolette; a son, Frank Moody of Wilton; two daughters, Michelle Smith of Phillips and Tanya Ridley of Vienna; five granddaughters; two sisters, Jane Witham and husband Loring of Phillips, and Susan Varney and husband Alan of Turner; one brother, Gordon Pinkham of Turner; several nieces, nephews, aunts, and cousins; and many friends in Madrid including Bill and Peg.

He was predeceased by his parents; a sister, Anne Haynes; and a brother, Richard Pinkham II.

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