DEXTER - Ivan L. Tilton, Jr., 78, died June 9, 2014, at a Portland hospital, surrounded by his family. He was born in Pittsfield, January 31, 1936, the son of Ivan and Esther (Killiam) Tilton, Sr.
He is survived by his wife, of 43 years, Cecilia (Tripp) Tilton of Dexter; 2 daughters, Cynthia Page and her boyfriend, Brian Noble of Hudson, and Melissa Jasud and her husband, Ben of Dixfield; 3 sons, Darrell Tilton and his girlfriend, Sara Collins of Peru, Harvey Tilton and his wife, Laurie of Carthage, and Ivan Tilton III and his wife, Candy of Bethel; 18 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; his faithful dogs, Duncan and Zeb; a sister, Beverly Tilton Bracy of Waterville; special friends, Peggy Cookson and Patty Greenleaf; nieces, nephews and cousins.
At his request there will be no public services at this time. Cremation arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Dexter. For an online guest register, go to www.CrosbyNeal.com.