Arlie R. Brown, 60, of Galloway, New Jersey was suddenly called home to be with the Lord on June 10, 2021. He was born on July 20, 1960. He spent most of his younger years in St. Louis, Missouri before moving to Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Arlie was a very dedicated and hardworking man of God. At the time of his death, he was employed by the John Brooks Recovery Center as a CDAC. For this position he obtained a degree and certification from Stockton State College. He had previously worked at Ginsburg Bakery, Atlantic Prevention Resources, Lighthouse Recovery Center.
In October of 2010, Arlie was ordained as a Deacon at the New Shiloh Baptist Church and CLC, where was also the Vice President of the New Shiloh Baptist Church Usher Ministry and served on the church's annual Usher's Day Committee. Arlie was sure to dress to impress. Always fashionable from head to toe. Arlie took great pleasure in singing with the Male Choir at Resurrection New Covenant Church.
On July 23, 2017, Arlie joined the New Hope Baptist Church of Atlantic City where he joined the Disciples of Christ Men's Chorale. Arlie was very diligent and always seeking to see when and where he could use his talents. Arlie's dedication to New Hope Baptist Church outstanding. He was a bright shining star within the congregation. Because of his dedicated service, he was chosen to serve as a Deacon. He has completed his training and will be ordained posthumously as a Deacon.
Arlie had a passion for counseling and mentoring individuals in need. He always dreamed to eventually open his own sober living group home. Arlie loved the Cowboys, the Cardinals and Caddies. He played in major league baseball in his earlier years.
Arlie enjoyed reading and listening to T. D. Jakes, Charles Stanley and Oswald Chambers. Some of his other interests included working out at the gym, going to flea markets where he would collect small figurines of elephants, turtles and anything with the cartoon underdog on in, watching wrestling and of course football – "Go Cowboys."
Arlie will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He touched the lives of so many. He leaves to cherish his memory: his very special and longtime friend, Marcy; and his special gym brothers, Rob, Gene, Hart, Scott, Booker, Mark and Brian; and his church family; and co-workers.
Funeral services will be 11AM, Saturday, July 3, 2021, New Hope Baptist Church, 706 Lexington Avenue, Atlantic City, New Jersey where friends may call from 10AM. Interment to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Harding Highway, Mays Landing, New Jersey. Arrangements entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Atlantic City, where condolences may be left at www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com.