March 26, 1967 ~ November 1, 2019

Born in: Dallas, Texas
Resided in: Denver, CO

James Arthur Naulls Sr. was born on March 26, 1967 in Dallas, TX to Youmer Naulls and Birdie Mae Henderson and raised in Denver, CO. He was the 8th child of 9 children. He grew up with 5 of his siblings. His education was in the Denver public school system.

James had 3 children, Precious, James Jr. and Keialah. He was a loving and devoted father. He was later blessed with grandchildren, Mi’Angel, Sir Anthony, Kei’ziah, James III, Royalty, Sulton, Syire, and Dashayla. James nick name was “BJ” Big James or Big Sausage because a meal wouldn’t be complete without them. James loved and took pride in cooking and making sure everyone ate good home cooked food and made sure everyone was taken care of. James loved football and his favorite team was the Dallas Cowboys. Fishing was his greatest pastime that he enjoyed doing and playing PS4 with his grandson Sir’Anthony. In 2006 he had his own awning business but was a construction flagger by profession. James worked at numerous locations, he even got over a dozen family members jobs. James was fun to be around and he enjoyed spending time with family and friends. His best and lifetime friends were Latha Grant, Kenny Brown, and Cecil Weems. They were inseparable and always had great times together. James loved to make others happy. He would love to make his family laugh with his jokes. He had a beautiful soul a heart of gold. James Arthur Naulls will always and forever be missed.

James Arthur Naulls Sr. departed this life to the embrace of the Lord on November 1, 2019. Those left to cherish his memory and mourn his loss include brothers , Youmer Naulls Jr., Elmer Naulls, Vincent Naulls, Alfred Naulls, sisters, Katherine Joshua , Shirley Henderson, Treassa Naulls, Juanita Naulls. 1 son, James Naulls Jr, 2 daughters, Precious Naulls, Keialah Naulls, nieces and nephews residing in Dallas TX, step children, Deliah Nunn, Leonard Brice, Naheem Brice, Kiara Brice, Dajanae Brice, Debonair Moore and niece Tanekka Naulls. And a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and lifetime friends.


Visitation: November 14, 2019 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Pipkin Braswell Chapel of Peace
6601 Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80220

(303) 996-0869

Celebration of Life: November 14, 2019 11:00 am

Pipkin Braswell Chapel of Peace
6601 Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80220

(303) 996-0869

Interment: November 14, 2019 1:00 pm

St. Simeon Cemetery
22001 Colorado #30
Aurora, CO 80018

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  1. Hebrews 13:14 Living Bible (TLB)
    For this world is not our home; we are looking forward to our everlasting home in heaven.
    John 11:25-26
    25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me will live, even though he dies. 26 And everyone who lives and believes in Me will never die.

    Dear Cousin James: “…to leave the friends you loved, for greater loving; to find a land more kind than home, more large than earth.” We love you and we will see you again when we are all home in heaven. Marlyze, Kim, JevonTe & Ryneika

  2. John 3:16 God so loved the world that He gave His only son that who so ever believe in Him shall not parish, but shall have ever lasting life.

  3. In memory of Mr. Naulls :

    I only met yiu once. My baby (your niece Tanekka) talked about you enough to make me feel like I’ve been around you for years. May you rest in peace, Brotha’. The pleasure was all mine. -D.MILTON II

  4. I will miss u dearly my x father in law I apologize I wasn’t invite to ur service but I loved u as if u was my own father I will never forget all the memories we all made as family u will be missed in never forgotten dad

  5. Happy birthday dad it’s been 4 months without you and i feel like I’m loosing my mind 😭 I miss you soo much dad this pain is so unreal. Shayla is getting so big it’s unbelievable the other day we was watching the new edition story and she was dancing to “if it isn’t love” you would’ve loved to see that. Shayla will always be papas baby wish we could hug you one last time 😞💔 love you always and forever dad happy birthday.

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