James Buchanan Innes, age 29, passed away on May 28, 2019 at Middlesex Hospital after a brief illness, surrounded by his loving wife and family.
He was born on February 4, 1990 in Middletown, CT and lived in Portland. He graduated from Xavier High School in 2008 and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations in 2012.
He was a cherished and respected employee of Delmar Products in Berlin for many years where he worked as a Purchasing and Traffic Manager.
James was passionate about the New England Patriots, the Boston Red Sox, technology, building computers, politics and reading. He was an intense thinker and had a gift of eloquent communication which he used daily. He was proud of his Scottish heritage.
He was also a lover of cats and had rescued several over the years.
James is survived by his loving wife and best friend Jessica Innes of Portland CT, his parents, Michael and Debra Innes of Portland CT, and his siblings Maureen and Greyson, his maternal grandparents William and Mary Hande of Killingworth in addition to many aunts, uncles and cousins. James was the proud father of six cats: Roxsy, Babycat, Hunter, Cabrio, Scout and Zeus.
A private memorial service will be held by the family on June 22nd 2019.