Frank Kilbreth
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Frank William "Billy"
1927 - 2018
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Obituary for Frank William "Billy" Kilbreth

Frank William "Billy"  Kilbreth
Portland - Frank W. “Billy” Kilbreth, 91, a resident of Turner, passed away Thursday evening, September 20th at Maine Medical Center in Portland, surrounded by his loving family. He was born September 11, 1927, in Turner, the son of Harold and Mabel (Matthew) Kilbreth, Sr. He graduated from Leavitt Institute in 1945. Billy proudly served in the United States Marine Corp until 1948. On September 23, 1950 in Poland, he married Prudence Benson of Mechanic Falls. They enjoyed 31 years together before her passing on June 5, 1982. He later married Janis “Toddy” (Green) Whitcomb of Turner on August 6, 1983. He started as a sawyer in his father’s sawmill at the age of 16 and was very well known throughout the sawmill industry. That was followed by a career as a long haul truck driver. He was a member of the Nezinscot Masonic Lodge No. 0101 in Turner. Billy and Toddy loved traveling and enjoyed 20 winters in Dade City, Florida. He enjoyed water skiing, sky diving and dancing with his wife. He also loved maintaining their immaculate yard and par 3, 9 hole golf course he created in their back yard; which was featured in the May 2005 edition of Downeast Magazine. Above all else, Billy especially loved time spent with his wife and family. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Janis Whitcomb- Kilbreth of Turner, his son, Stephen Kilbreth and wife Thelma of Mechanic Falls, four daughters, Cheryl Vogelsong and husband Tom of Brooksville, FL, Robin Wiggin and husband Jim of Benton, Kelly Smith and husband Richard of Altamonte Springs, FL, and Candace Benoit and husband Dave of Austin, TX, stepdaughters, Lisa Freda of Bethel and Beth St. Pierre and husband Marc of Turner, and stepson, Brent Whitcomb and wife Elaine of Keysville, NY, 16 grandchildren, Tacey Bartlett and husband Mike, Rhonda Wozny and husband Tim, Sonya Bowling and husband Eric, Andrew Wiggin and wife Kelly, Lane Wiggin and wife Jessica, Carly Wiggin, Kyle Smith and wife Cristina, Mary-Abbie Nicholson and husband Matt, JoEllen Goldsberry and husband Joe Don, Glen Kilbreth and wife Naomi, Heath Kilbreth and wife Vanessa, Thomas Whitcomb and wife Elizabeth, Hannah Richards and husband Adam, Matthew Whitcomb, Spencer St. Pierre and wife Tia and Shelby St. Pierre and partner Erik, 23 great-grandchildren and his sister, Blanche Hill of Lewiston. He was predeceased by his parents, his wife Prudence, brother, Harold Kilbreth, Jr., and great-granddaughter, Anna Wiggin. Messages of condolence may be sent to:

Kilbreth- Frank W. “Billy”, 91, a resident of Turner, passed away, Thursday, September 20, 2018 in Portland, Maine. Funeral services will be held with full military honors at 2 PM, Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at The Advent Christian Church, 7 Lewiston Street, Mechanic Falls, Maine. Visitation will be held at the church from 1-2 PM prior to the funeral service. Interment Maple Grove Cemetery, Marshall Street. Mechanic Falls, Maine. If desired contributions may be made to: Honor Flight Maine, PO Box 1770, Portland, Maine 04101-1770

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