Vincent R. Marriner, 72, died suddenly July 13, 2010, at his home.

He was born in Portland, Conn., Feb 3, 1938, to Maynard and Evelyn (Wellman) Marriner. The family moved to a farm in Searsmont in 1940, where he lived until he graduated from Camden High School in 1956, then worked at the family dairy until 1959, and graduated from Husson College in Bangor.

He worked in real estate and sales in the Freeport and Portland, areas, as well as Sanibel and Captiva, Fla., for many years, finally retiring a few years ago due to health problems. He wintered in Palmetto, Fla., for a number of years after retiring.

He is survived by his parents, Maynard and Evelyn Marriner, of Belfast; a son, Christopher Marriner, his wife, Kymberly, and their two daughters, Kyra and Rebeccah, of Palmetto, Fla.; a daughter, Candace, her husband, Timothy Rowell, and their sons, Keagan and Caleb, of Bucksport; two sisters, Phyllis Farrington of Rochester, N.H., and Nancy Fenderson of Brunswick; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces (and greats-), nephews (and greats-); and good friends.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Aug. 7, at 1 p.m. at the Marriner Cemetery on Route 173 in East Searsmont, with a celebration of life to follow at the First United Methodist Church in Searsmont Village.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation Inc., 30 East 33rd St. New York, NY 10016 or online at, or to a charity of choice.

Arrangements are with Young Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 31 West Main St., Searsport.