John Kimbrough Naylor Sr.

Published 11:09 am Sunday, February 26, 2023

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Mr. John Kimbrough Naylor Sr., 89, of Richie Road, Mocksville, died Friday, Feb. 24, 2023 at his home.

He was born on March 5, 1933 in Davie County to the late Floyd and Sadie Benson Naylor.

Johnny retired as part owner of J.P. Green Milling Company. He enjoyed eating at Miller’s Restaurant, going to the Sheffield Music Hall, and riding around and checking on his cows. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: his wife, Mary Lois Gaither Naylor; a daughter, Amy Naylor; a son, John Kimbrough Naylor Jr.; a brother, Benny Naylor; and a sister, Janie Cozart.

Survivors include: 2 children, Dean Naylor (Teresa) of Harrisburg and Steve Naylor (Angela) of Mocksville; 5 grandchildren, John Thomas Naylor (Brittney), Matthew Naylor (Allyson), Stephen Naylor (Leigha), Austin Naylor, and Sarah Naylor; 5 great-grandchildren, Junior Romero, Luke Naylor, Emma Naylor, Eleanor Naylor, and Baby Matthew; a brother, Jack Naylor (Marcle) of Mocksville; a sister-in-law, Nan Naylor of Mocksville; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Ray Wheeler “The Cornbread Man”.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ken Furches officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. A private inurnment will take place at a later date in Rose Cemetery.

Memorials may be considered for: Well Care Hospice, 5380 US 158, Suite 210, Advance, NC 27006.

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