He was born July 7, 1926 in Syracuse, son of Robert and Dorothy Naylor. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1944-46 and retired from IGA Markets as a meat cutter.
He co-owned Lock III Restaurant in Fulton. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, the outdoors and was an avid gardener.
Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Georgine; two sons, Christopher Naylor and Richard (Diane) Naylor; daughter, Carol Bell (Marc Gaiger); five grandchildren, Matthew (Gwen) Bell, Peter Bell, Katherine Doolittle, Keelin Naylor and MacKenzie Naylor; and a sister, Laura Jane (Bernard) Kurtz.
Calling hours were held Tuesday at New Comer Funeral Home, North Syracuse.
A memorial mass was held Wednesday at Sacred Heart Church, Cicero.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of CNY.
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