PARKMAN – Arthur Q. Bailey, 74, died unexpectedly March 11, 2004, at Bangor hospital. He was born July 15, 1929, in Parkman, son of Ernest and Nina (Thurston) Bailey. He served in the U.S. Army and worked for most of his life in road construction. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Cambridge, and the Parkman Grange. He enjoyed flying and restoring antique equipment. He is survived by a daughter and her husband, Cathy and David Elderkin of Parkman; two brothers, Jim Bailey of Carmel, and Stub Bailey of Cambridge; two sisters, Dot Mountain of Dexter, and Joyce Kimball of Cambridge; three grandchildren, Seth and his wife, Tricia Elderkin, of Parkman, Stacie and her husband, Peter Knight, of Guilford, and Shannon Elderkin of Parkman; two great-grandsons, Bailey and Austin Elderkin, both of Parkman; several nieces and nephews, including three special nieces, Ann and her husband, Geno Murray, Judy and her husband, Kirby Turner, all of Greenville, and Laurie Lee and Alan Haggan of Fairfield; sister-in-law, Charlene Casey of Greenville; brother-in-law, Henry Morrill of Bingham; his mother-in-law, Livonia Andrews of Greenville. He was predeceased by his wife, Boneta (Morrill) Bailey; a son, Arthur Jr.; three brothers, Ernest, Dana and Howard. Graveside services will be held in the spring at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Cambridge. Those who wish may make donations in his memory to the American Cancer Society, One Main St., Suite 300, Topsham, Maine 04086-1240. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal Funeral Home, Guilford.
ARTHUR Q. BAILEY
Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:16 p.m.