BAILEY, ARTHUR LEON "ART"  (VETERAN 2 WARS) - Bourbon County, Kansas | ARTHUR LEON "ART"  (VETERAN 2 WARS) BAILEY - Kansas Gravestone Photos

Arthur Leon "Art" (Veteran 2 Wars) BAILEY

Fort Scott National Cemetery (AKA Old Fort Historical Site) Cemetery
Bourbon County,

CORPORAL US Marine Corps
World War II
June 21, 1928 - May 29, 2009

Fort Scott Tribune
May 30, 2009
Arthur Leon Bailey, 80, of Fort Scott, died Friday morning, May 29, 2009 at his home.

He was born June 21, 1928 in Fort Scott, Kansas, the son of Cliff and Susie Mae (Endicott) Bailey. He married Rose Mary Clyburn December 18, 1949 in Garland, Kansas. She survives of the home.

He served in the US Marine Corps during WWII, and then went into the Marine Corps Reserve. He then joined the US Army National Guard, and retired as a Captain in 1967. Memberships include Order of the Easter Star #325 in Garland, the Memphis lodge #108 for sixty years, the Mirza Shrine, and a Life Member of the Fort Scott Scottish Rite. He was also a lifetime member of the VFW.

In addition to his wife Rose Mary, he is survived by a son; Larry D. Bailey and his wife Bonnie, of Nevada, MO, a daughter; Debra S. Holt and her husband Randall, of Fort Scott, six grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Graveside services were held June 1, 2009 at the US National Cemetery in Fort Scott, Kansas. The family received friends Sunday May 31, 2009, at the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home. Memorial contributions were suggested to the Mirza Transportation Fund, and left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.

Contributed on 12/20/13 by evychristensen
Email This Contributor

Suggest a Correction

Record #: 21255

To request a copy of this photo for your own personal use, please contact our state coordinator. If you are not a family member or the original photographer — please refrain from copying or distributing this photo to other websites.


Thank you for visiting the Kansas Gravestone Photo Project. On this site you can upload gravestone photos, locate ancestors and perform genealogy research. If you have a relative buried in Kansas, we encourage you to upload a digital image using our Submit a Photo page. Contributing to this genealogy archive helps family historians and genealogy researchers locate their relatives and complete their family tree.

Submitted: 12/20/13 • Approved: 8/9/18 • Last Updated: 8/12/18 • R21255-G0-S3

Users Online  |  Surnames  |  Other GPP Projects  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Use  |  Site Map  |  Admin Login