TUSCALOOSA Anthony Scott Naylor, age 48, died Nov. 16, 2012, of injuries sustained in an automobile wreck. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at Circlewood Baptist Church with Dr. Herbert Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Tuscaloosa Memorial Park with Tuscaloosa Memorial Chapel Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be today from 2 to 4 p.m. at Circlewood Baptist Church in Tuscaloosa.
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Scott was preceded in death by his mother, Joan Marie Naylor, and his grandparents, H.B. and Dola Mae Naylor and Houston and Leola Cranford.
Survivors include his wife, Jennie Weigman Naylor; his 16-month old son, Nathan Edward; his father, James, and wife, Julia; his sisters, Jamie Jones and husband, Stephen, of Tuscaloosa, and Misti Mims and husband, Scott, of Southside, Ala.; nieces, AnnaCarrol Marie Jones, Laura-Katherine Naylor Jones, Haley Nicole Capps, Olivia Grace Jones, and Camryn Ansley Capps; nephews, Conner Seth Baygents and Samuel Dodd Baygents; stepsisters, Tina Morris and husband, Sonny, and Amanda Coffey; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Edward and Diana Weigman; and sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Amy and Michael Baygents.
Scott was born August 24, 1964, in Gadsden, Alabama. He graduated from Gadsden High School and attended Jacksonville State University.
Scott was a loving husband and father. He and Jennie waited a long time for their baby son and were thrilled when Nathan finally arrived. Scott was also very close to his family. He spent lots of time with his nieces and nephews. He never missed a ballgame or a cheer competition. Scott was quiet, but after he got to know you, he would do anything in the world for you. He loved to laugh and celebrate life with the people he loved.
He was an avid Alabama Crimson Tide football fan and tailgated every home game at the quad. He was a member of the In-laws and Outlaws Tailgating Crew.
Scott worked at Mercedes in the Body Shop. He formerly worked at U.S. Steel in Birmingham, Alabama.
Pallbearers will be Michael Baygents, Jason Hudgins, Wade Johnston, Stephen Jones, Joey Marler, Scott Messer, Leland Millsaps, and Scott Mims.
Honorary pallbearers are Robbie Driskell, members of the NGA, employees of Mercedes Body Shop, In-laws and Outlaws Tailgating Crew, and Gadsden High School Class of 1982.
A fund has been set up at Alabama One in Scott's name for Nathan's future. Donations may be sent to Alabama One Credit Union, 1215 Veteran's Memorial Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405.
Published in Tuscaloosa News from Nov. 24 to Nov. 25, 2012