James David McConnell, 56, of Rockland, ME passed away on the evening of February 21st, 2021 peacefully surrounded by loved ones at home. James grew up on Gould St., in Camden, ME. He got his first degree from CMVTI where he met his future wife. He went on to get an Associates degree from Maine Maritime while a long time BIW employee. He was well known for his sense of humor. Now retired, he enjoyed traveling with his loving wife of 31 years and restoring classic muscle cars in his spare time. James is survived by his wife Terresa, his sons Derek and Joshua, his daughter-in-Laws Jamie and Stephanie, his grandson Keegan, his siblings Patrick, Kevin, and Elaine, his nieces and nephews Kerry, Michael, Frank, Christina, and Kirah. He is preceded in death by his mother Kathleen, and his sisters Mary, and Anita. Graveside services will be held in the spring. Notice to follow. Memorial donations can be made to Project Purple, or St. Jude's Hospitals.