Samuel Nathaniel Brown, a retired Maryland Department of Human Resources employee and sports enthusiast, died of complications from multiple sclerosis Nov. 9 at FutureCare Homewood. He was 53 and lived in Northeast Baltimore.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Kenhill Avenue, he was a 1976 graduate of Polytechnic Institute. He attended Morgan State University for two years before enlisting in the Air Force.
About 25 years ago, he joined the Department of Human Resources and later worked at its building at Howard and Saratoga streets.
Mr. Brown was an accomplished tenpin bowler and competed in tournaments around the state. He had season tickets to Ravens games and enjoyed travel to New Orleans and Hawaii. He also liked to read.
Services were held Friday at Zion Baptist Church, where he was a member.
Survivors include his wife of 10 years, the former Kim Neal; a brother, Gary Brown of Baltimore; and two sisters, Monica Douglas of Baltimore and Brenda Brown of New York.