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Arnold "Archie" Perry 
Sunrise: December 14, 1953 - Sunset: March 6, 2023

Life Story 

Arnold Perry was born December 14, 1953, to parents Benjamin Mosley and Catherine Wilson, in the town of Houston, DE. He attended Lake Forest High School. 


Arnold had many hobbies such as playing and watching baseball, fishing with his cousin Paul Perry, and working on cars. He also enjoyed the outdoors and cutting lawns. His family often joked about naming his lawn maintenance business “Good Foot Lawn Care.”  


Arnold was also a skilled concrete finisher and anyone who knew him remembers his stories; especially his time working on Route One and the Dover Air Force base. In his more recent years Arnold was employed at New Castle Motors with cousins Shemika Freeland, Tanisha Perry, and Monique Perry. 

Arnold is proceeded in death by his maternal grandparents, Bernice and Amos Perry; paternal grandparents, George and Lindsey Mosley; son, Keymoura Custis; and father, Benjamin Mosley. 


Arnold leaves to cherish his memory: mother, Catherine Wilson; siblings, Dorsa Jackson (John) and Jaimee Mosley Tailaferro (Curtis); daughters, Ardeanna Custis, Rena Scott (Joseph), and Letoya Harris; adopted son, Christopher Freeman; twelve grandchildren, Ke’Ondre Mullen (Tyvon), Jackie Harris, Justin Harris, Destiny Harris, Dominique Ward (Michael), Dion Ward (Michelle), Brittney, Adrianna, and Brandon Harris; also, Kaylia, Markas Custis and Erin Dixon; eight great grandchildren; god daughter, Destiny Tailaferro; aunts, Mildred Perry, Matilda and Mary Hovington; nieces, Faith Hollingsworth (James) and Michelle Deputy (Damon); a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and a plethora of close friends, including special friend, Peggy O’Neil.


Lovingly Submitted,

The Family



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