Clayton A. Mills, 74

FRYEBURG — Clayton A. Mills, 74, a lifelong resident of Fryeburg, died early Friday morning, Jan. 4, 2019, at the Memorial Hospital in North Conway, N.H.

He was born on Oct. 19, 1944, in Fryeburg, a son of Edward Byron and Clara Louise (Curtis) Mills. He attended local schools, graduating from Fryeburg Academy in 1963.

In 1971, he married Karen Lambert in North Bridgton.

As a young man Clayton worked alongside his father painting houses before going to work at Shaw’s Supermarket, which he did for many years.

He enjoyed day trips to the coast or mountains and, even in retirement, daily trips to the grocery store.

Clayton is survived by his wife, Karen, of Fryeburg; sons, Schuyler Mills and Maureen King, of Westbrook, and Stephen Mills, of Fryeburg; two sisters, Jean Hubbard and her husband, Phillip, of Canaan, and Violet Eastman and her husband, Peter, of Brunswick. He was predeceased by siblings, Beverly O’Boyle, Roger Mills, Carlton Mills, and Roxanne Armstrong.

A service for family and close friends will be held in the summer with time and date to be announced. Gifts may be made in Clayton’s memory to the Fryeburg Rescue, P.O. Box 177, Fryeburg, ME 04037. Arrangements are in the care of the Wood Funeral Home, 9 Warren St., Fryeburg. Tributes and condolences may be shared at www.woodfuneralhome.org

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