Homer Naylor Sr.
WWII vet, founder of Washington Fliers Club
Homer Naylor Sr., 87, of Eighty Four, died Tuesday, December 11, 2012, in his home.
He was born June 17, 1925, in Spencer, W.Va., a son of the late Mack and Onnie Jett Naylor.
Mr. Naylor worked for 34 years as a truck driver for Suwak Trucking in Washington.
He was a founder of Washington Fliers Club.
During World War II, he served with the U.S. Army. A veteran, he belonged to American Legion Post 175 of Washington.
On July 6, 1946, he married Dora L. Little, who died June 29, 1982. On December 27, 1998, in Washington, he married Dorothy Rutan, who survives.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are two sons, Homer Naylor Jr. and Larry W. Naylor, both of Eighty Four; a stepdaughter, Diane Baldwin of North Carolina; two stepsons, Donald Jones and Doc Jones Jr., both of Washington; two brothers, Woodrow Naylor of Looneyville, W.Va., and Arnold Naylor of Jefferson; 13 grandchildren, April, Mack, Jennifer, Walt, Heather, Danielle, Taylor, McCoy, Nicholas, Logan, David, Devin and Joshua; and a great-grandson, Dalton.
Deceased are a stepson, David Jones; five brothers, Jimmy, Norman, Richard, Ray and Herman Naylor; five sisters, Laura Jane Kelley, Elsie Fowler, Dixie Kelley, Maxine Nevis and Ochel Henderson; and eight half brothers and sisters.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Hummell and Jones Funeral Home, 420 Locust Avenue, Washington, Thomas W. Hummell, supervisor, Douglas M. Jones, director, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, December 14, with the Rev. James H. Jarvis officiating. Interment will follow in Washington Cemetery, where full military honors will be accorded by the U.S. Army and the honor guard of American Legion Post 175. Messages of condolence may be left at www.hummellandjones.com.