Arthur Wesley Rideout

Posted Feb. 22, 2013, at 8:51 p.m.

BANGOR – Arthur W. Rideout passed away Feb. 19, 2013, at a Bangor health care facility. He was born in 1922.

Arthur was a World War II veteran, who received the prestigious Purple Heart award for his services. He was a proud veteran and marched in the annual Veteran’s Day Parade for many years.

Arthur was predeceased by his loving wife, Ruby (McDonald) Rideout, who he resided with in Zephyrhills, Fla., for many years. Known by his grandchildren as “Bambi,” he will be sadly missed by those who loved him near and far. Rest peacefully Bambi, you are in a better place now.