James Cheston Constable, the son of the founder of the Baltimore law firm Wright, Constable & Skeen and a homemaker, was born in Baltimore and raised in Roland Park.
From 1942 to 1945, he served as an Army paratrooper in Europe, where he attained the rank of captain.
The former Greenwich, Conn., resident who had moved to Essex, Conn., enjoyed spending summers at a second home at Nantucket, Mass., where he sailed and played tennis. He also was an avid reader of history.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at St. Anne's Episcopal Church in Old Lyme, Conn.
Surviving are his wife of 65 years, the former Priscilla Bouve McCaffrey, who was a Henri Bendel fashion designer; a son, Timothy C. Constable of Watertown, Mass.; a daughter, Pamela G. Constable of Arlington, Va.; and two granddaughters.