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Michael Walker Naylor

Michael Walker Naylor
  • June 17, 1974 - November 19, 2019
  • Mountd Pleasant, South Carolina

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“To the Naylors,We can't believe it and send thoughts of deepest sympathy to you.Our hope is that you all get through this as well and quickly as...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Carol and Michael Bleier - PA

“Mike was a great friend of mine since College of Charleston. He had a good sense of humor, and we shared many laughs. May God bless his family in...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Chris Saver - Farmingdale, NY

“Though our words can do little, we hope our thoughts and prayers will support you at this time. With deepest sympathy. Alex, Nicoleta and Iulian ”
3 of 20 | Posted by: Nicoleta Sora - Charleston, SC

“Grant and Jennifer,So sorry for the loss of your brother, Mike.45 years old. So Young!!We miss you on Tabby Lane.I enjoyed watching your little boys...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Pamela Marsh - Isle Of Palms, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: Janeen Longfellow - Carlsbad, CA

“Prayers to the Naylor and Richter families. ”
6 of 20 | Posted by: Jeff Lane - Apollo Beach, FL

“Dear Ed and Naylor family,I was saddened to hear of your loss and can only imagine the pain. Please accept my sincere condolences. You will be in our...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Jerry and Cate Vockley - PA

“Gretchen, Maya and Harper, we are so incredibly sorry for your loss. We are praying for you and sending lots of love to you. The Eglestons ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: Nancy and DuBose Egleston - SC

“I am his big cousin from outside Philadelphia PA. I always enjoyed telling him that because I was 2 weeks older, but a foot shorter. One very fond...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Ian Wood - Pennsburg, PA - Family

“The Saver family would like to lift you all up in prayer that you have peace and comfort at this hard time blessings to you all ”
10 of 20 | Posted by: Kate Saver - Daniel Island, SC

“Gretchen and the entire Naylor family~our hearts are broken for you all. We are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. We are grateful to have...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Helen Bryan - Edgecomb, ME

“I'm so sorry for your family's loss. May Michael's memory be eternal. ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: Kyle Frink - Philadelphia, PA

“I remember meeting Michael at the parent event last year for Second grade and loved his easy going nature. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Dorothy Thaxton - Charleston, SC

“I was fortunate enough to work for Michael over 6 years in a professional capacity and got to know him rather well. Michael was a real pleasure to...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Michael King - Pittsburgh, PA

“Mike, guess we'll not be running into each other at any Widespread Panic shows. However, those we did attend were pretty good.All of our sympathy to...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Steven Dobrowolski - Pittsburgh, PA

“Dear Naylor family, we are so sad to hear of Michael's passing. Please accept our heartfelt sympathies and may Michael rest In Peace. ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: Terry (uncle Pete') and Ruth Peterson - PA

“Gretchen, Maya, and Harper, I cannot even begin to express my sadness at this news. I pray for healing and peace for your family. Love and hugs...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Meri Stanec - Charleston, SC

“Gretchen, Maya and Harper. I'm so very sorry to hear about Michael. I've always loved following your adventures together. You are all in my heart...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Julie Ham - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Thinking of all of you. Gretchen, you all have our thoughts and prayers and anything you may need at any time. Mary sends love to her friend, Harper...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Valdes Family ( Alice - Mary's mom) Valdes - SC

“We love you so much Gretchen, Maya and Harper. Jen, Grant, Liam and Jackson we love you too! Judy, we send you so many hugs. Michael will be...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Lauren and Scott McClary - SC


Michael Walker Naylor, 45, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of Gretchen Michelle Richter Naylor passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. The family will receive friends Friday, November 22, 2019 in J. Henry Stuhr Inc., Mount Pleasant Chapel, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road, Mt. Pleasant from 6:00 until 8:00 pm. His graveside service will be held on Saturday, November 23, 2019 in Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens, 1308 Mathis Ferry Road, at 11:00 am followed by a reception at the family's home.

Michael was born June 17, 1974 in Buffalo, New York and grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. A graduate of the College of Charleston, he was a realtor. Michael put his family and friends first. He enjoyed family trips to Disney World and watching and cheering for all Pittsburgh sports especially the Steelers and Penguins. Michael shared his love of science and marine biology with his daughters. He also loved music and enjoyed attending concerts.

He is survived by his wife of thirteen years, Gretchen Naylor and daughters, Maya Walker Naylor and Harper Anderson Naylor, all of Mt. Pleasant, SC; parents, Edwin Naylor of Kiawah Island, SC and Judith Naylor of Mt. Pleasant, SC; brother, Grant Walker Naylor, his wife Jennifer and nephews, Jackson and Liam Naylor all of Mt. Pleasant, SC; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Earl Richter and Kathleen Richter of Mt. Pleasant, SC; sister-in-law, Heidi Richter of Mt. Pleasant, SC and brother-in-law, Kyle Richter and his wife Mindi of St. Petersburg, FL.

Memorials may be made in Michael Naylor's name to the South Carolina Aquarium, 100 Aquarium Wharf, Charleston, SC 29401 (scaquarium.org/donate).