James S. Kilburn Jr.


GREENVILLE – James “Jim” S. Kilburn Jr., 49, of Lily Bay Road, Greenville, died Saturday, April 29, after a brief battle with lung cancer.

He was born in Presque Isle on March 14, 1957, the son of James S. Kilburn and Mary Kilburn.

He graduated from Carrabec High School, North Anson in 1975, where he ran track and cross country. He worked in the woods for Scott Paper Co. in the Greenville area for many years.

He was proud of his accomplishment of building a log home on his land overlooking Moosehead Lake in Greenville. He was a retired member in good standing of the motorcycle club, The Iron Horseman. In the late 1980s and 1990s, he played rhythm guitar for a local band, The Fusebreakers. He loved the outdoors, fishing, and spending time at the family camp in Oquossoc.

He is survived by his mother, Mary Kilburn of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; wife, Cathy of Greenville; daughter, Heather Kilburn of North Anson; stepson, Jake of Greenville; step-daughters, Jessica of Waterville and Jamie and grandson, Connor James of West Gardiner; three sisters and their families, Sally and Tom Patton and daughter, Mallory of Hanover, N.H., Patty and Stan Simpson of Stratton and sons, Nicholas and Aaron; Betsy and Ross Tuttle of Sidney; special stepsons, Chris and Mike Plourde of Madison; and special grandparents, Don and Annabelle Ames of Greenville.

He was predeceased by his father, James S. Kilburn in 2002.