DENVER—God gently whispered to James Domenic Naranjo, born Sept. 5, 1950, to return home on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. James died peacefully and painlessly while at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Denver, Colorado.
He was born, raised and stayed a longtime resident of Monte Vista. The last four years of his life he lived at the Lakewood Villa Retirement Center, Lakewood, Colo.
He honorably served his fellow men and country in the U.S. Army Force. He sought a career in culinary arts gifted in the baking industry.
He is survived by his daughter, Yolanda Lucrecia Gonzalez (Reyes), Denver and son James Domenic McGirt, Fayetteville, N.C., five grand-children and one great grand-child.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. Louis Jake Naranjo and Mrs. Lucrethia Maria Ruybal Naranjo and three brothers (Lawrence, Louie and Sydney).
He is survived by five siblings, Gabriel (Andrietta), Modesto, Delicia, Dianna and Delilah, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Graveside/burial service will be officiated by Pastor Bill Wilstrom and is scheduled at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 at Workers Union Cemetery. Directly following, the family will receive, greet and fellowship with family and friends at the Grace Community Baptist Church, reception hall, 403 Lincoln Ave, Monte Vista.
On behalf of the Naranjo family, we would like to “thank” those of you who have kindly and lovingly opened your life to our dearly departed, grandson, son, dad, brother, nephew, uncle and cousin.
"Mr. James Domenic Naranjo may you rest in Our Holy Heavenly Fathers everlasting peace."