CORINNA – Arthur Napolean Bailey Sr., 80, died Oct. 17, 2003, at a Dover-Foxcroft hospital. He was born Jan. 8, 1923, at Franklin, N.H., a son of Felix and Marguerite (Ambrose) Bailey. He served in the U.S. Army in the European theatre during World War II. A prisoner of war for six months, Arthur served in the 101st Airborne Division, 326 Airborne Medical Co. in Holland, Belgium and Germany, and participated in the Battle of the Bulge. He was discharged in 1946. On May 27, 1950, he married the former Anna Downing. He was employed at Guilford Industries in Guilford, Dumbarton Woolen Mill, Amos Abbott Woolen Mill, and the Dexter Shoe Company, all of Dexter, and Eastland Woolen Mill in Corinna. He belonged to the Poulliot-Seavey Post 53 American Legion, the Shirley B. Carter Post 4298 Veterans of Foreign Wars, The Prisoner of War Association, and Disabled American Veterans. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Anna of Corinna; four children, Arthur Jr. of St. Albans, Charlie and wife, Janet, of Dexter, Ann Gustin of Hartland, Kevin and wife, Lynn, of Corinna; a sister-in-law, Winnifred (Farnham) Bailey; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a step-grand-daughter, Brooke Snide; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, David; brother, Lionel; and a sister, Charlotte Bailey. Friends may call 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Crosby & Neal Funeral Home, 61 Main St., Dexter, where funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 22, with the Rev. Edward Jaworski officiating. Burial will be in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to the Poulliot-Seavey Post American Legion, 15 Grove St., Dexter, ME 04930.