James M. Kellogg, 77, a longtime summer resident of Long Pond, died on June 12, 2020, from heart failure. He was born in Chicago on Feb. 24, 1943, to James H. and Jean (Defrees) Kellogg.
His early years were spent in Hinsdale, Ill. He graduated from Asheville School, Duke University and the University of Michigan Graduate School of Business. He served in the Army in Vietnam. Jim became a vice president at Merrill Lynch in international investment banking. An enthusiastic golfer, Jim was a member of the Causeway Club and the Northeast Harbor Golf Club, as well as The Moorings Yacht and Country Club in Vero Beach, Fla. Jim was happy to return to his beloved Mount Desert Island.
Jim is survived by his wife of 54 years, Sally Anne Kellogg of New York, and by several nieces and nephews. Jim was a devoted husband and a true gentleman. His kindness, mild manner, intellect and quiet sense of humor will be dearly missed and fondly remembered.
A graveside service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, June 27, at Brookside Cemetery, Mount Desert, with the Rev. Stephen Muncie officiating. Guests are asked to practice social distancing and to wear masks due to current COVID-19 recommendations.
Contributions in Jim’s memory may be made to Camp Beech Cliff, P.O. Box 381, Mount Desert, ME 04660.
Arrangements are under the care of Jordan-Fernald Funeral Home, 1139 Main St., Mount Desert.
Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.