Karl P Hilton, Jr.

January 27, 1931 ~ October 3, 2019 (age 88)


Karl P. Hilton, Jr., 88, a lifelong resident of High Pine, Wells, passed away at York Hospital on October 3, 2019.

Karl was born in Sanford, ME on January 27, 1931, son of Karl and Isabelle (Bixby) Hilton.  He graduated Wells High School in 1948.

Karl, also nicknamed “Kippers”, loved horses and was an owner, breeder and trainer of thoroughbred horses.  He also worked in the quarry, was active in forestry, had a love for railroads and  trains, and was an avid poker player.

He was pre-deceased by his long time companion Mildred Durham.  Surviving are his brother, David P. Hilton and wife Paula of Texas, his daughter Lynette Dewey and her husband Scott of Wells; grandchildren, Adam Griffin and wife Danielle of Warren, Andrew Griffin and wife Rumor of Wells, Tyler Dewey and  Lauren Dewey of Wells, Ronald Durham of Kennebunk; great-grandchildren, Amelia, AJ, Olivia and Preston; niece Lani Hilton Kelley of Rhode Island and  nephew Darin Hilton and wife Barbara of Texas.

Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, October 8th from 6pm to 8pm at the Johnson Funeral Home, 26 Market Street, North Berwick, ME.  Funeral services are private.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Animal Welfare Society, P.O. Box 43, West Kennebunk, ME 04043. 

Arrangements are entrusted to the Johnson Funeral Home, North Berwick ME.  Condolences may be expressed at

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October 8, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Johnson Funeral Home
26 Market Street
North Berwick, ME 03906


Animal Welfare Society
P.O. Box 43, Kennebunk ME 04043

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