FORT MEADE - Mr. Jesse Owen Naylor, 85, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2020 in Lakeland, FL. Mr. Naylor was born June 20, 1935 in Stanford, Kentucky and has been a longtime resident of Fort Meade. He was a retired truck driver, working with Lewis & Durrance Fruit Co. for 30 years, and J.A. Stephens for 8 years. He was a member of the First Church of God in Fort Meade, and a regular member of the Fort Meade Men's Coffee Club.
Mr. Naylor was preceded in death by his parents, Ike and Bessie Curtis Naylor, and Effie Mason; and his wife, Rebecca Ann Naylor.
He is survived by his sons, Don Naylor and wife Krystina, Lakeland, FL, and Bobby Naylor; daughter, Tamara Fountain and husband Charlie, Fort Meade, FL; brothers, Raymond Naylor and Jimmie Naylor, both of Cincinnati, OH, and Tommy Naylor, Danville, KY; sisters, Jewel Wells, Cincinnati, OH, Elizabeth Tillet, Broadhead, NY, and Margie Robertson, Sumnerville, SC; granddchildren,
Christopher Rhoden, Austen Rhoden & Danielle, Trey, Emma, Megan, Caleb Owen Naylor, Jason and Tabatha; great-grandchildren,
Adelyn and Parker, along with others living out of state.
Private family services will be held.
Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade, FL 863-285-8171