James L. Naumann Jr., salesman, B-Fit mentor

By on March 28, 2012

James L. "Jim" Naumann, Jr., 42, of Denver, passed away Friday, March 23, 2012 at Ephrata Community Hospital.

Born in Baltimore, he was the son of James L. Naumann Sr. of Sarasota, Fla., and Mary Lee (Hartzell) Nauman of Ephrata and was the husband of Regina "Gina" (Brubacker) Naumann. They were married 17 years this past Dec. 3.

Jim was a member of Cocalico Community Chapel, Denver, where he was a small group leader, an usher at church and a leader in the men’s organization (The Cocalico Knights) of the church. Jim was a coach and booster club member of the various sports teams his children participated in over the years. An encourager, Jim especially enjoyed fitness. A runner, he recently completed the Marine Corps Marathon in Oct. 2011 and served as a mentor for the B-Fit fitness organization..

A graduate of Cocalico High School class of 1987, Jim presently worked as a salesman for Terre Hill Concrete Products and was previously employed by New Holland Concrete, Weaver Markets and Richard Heck Masonry.

In addition to his wife and parents, Jim is survived by his children: Mitchell James Naumann and Annika Catherine Naumann, both at home; a brother: Christopher Charles Naumann of Sarasota, Fla.; a sister: Cherie Lynn Lewis, of Sarasota, Fla.; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be held March 29 at the Reamstown Church of God, 400 Pfautz Hill Road, Stevens, at 7 p.m. with Pastors Jon Miklas and Tim Van Dalen officiating. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in Jim’s memory may be made to Cocalico Community Chapel, 650 Gehman School Road, Denver, PA 17517.

Arrangements are being made by Roseboro Stradling Funeral & Cremation Services Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at roseborostradling.com.

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