James Willis MacComb, of Mt. Vernon, Ohio and formerly of Pocomoke City, Md., conceded to a hard fought battle of renal failure. He was the son of Richard and Belva Whitaker MacComb of Pittston and the grandson of the late Willis and Edna MacComb of Pittston and Arthur and Lucy Whitaker of China. Besides his parents, he is survived by sister, Janice (Christopher) Overholt of Ohio; nephews, John and Ian Overholt of Ohio, many aunts and uncles; and many, many cousins, all of Maine. James will be remembered for his reserve, quiet, and meticulous ways. He graduated from Pocomoke City High School in Maryland and Central Technical School in Ohio. He was a member of the Faith Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon, Ohio and formerly of the Goodwill Baptist Church in Pocomoke City, Md. There will be a memorial service at the Goodwill Baptist Church at a later date. At James' request there will only be a graveside service in the spring at Alna Cemetery on Rt. 218, Alna. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 E. 33rd St., New York, NY 10016 or to the Windsor Memorial Church Ladies Aid, c/o Priscilla Clark, 228 Coopers Mills Rd., Windsor, ME 04363. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Staples Funeral Home, 53 Brunswick Ave., Gardiner. To send a letter of condolence to this family -- click here.