Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Michael Joe Naylor

Midland County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, October 9, 2014

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Reflections for Sergeant Michael Joe Naylor

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service.

Officer Kyle Groose
Laramie, WY Police Department

October 13, 2014

RIP brother

Sergeant Barton
Garden City PD

October 13, 2014

Our prayers are extended for the family & for the department, especially those who served w/Deputy Sheriff Michael Naylor. Having served two counties in my younger years & 13 months Federal service (INVESTIGATOR--US PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE) the last year of the Federal Immunization Initiative, it still hurts when one of our own goes down in the line of duty.

Seems like Texas, as an Arkansas neighbor is a little closer to us also. In my day, we were more like Texas Rangers & the majority of our state was a rural area.

One can leave the field as a peace officer; but, being a peace officer, a REAL) peace officer, stays in your blood until the day you die. Sadly, many in our field today do not have the dedication & servant attitude of Deputy Naylor nor realize the danger faced once you pin on the 5 pointed star or a shield (badge).

You never forget, you just learn to live with it. This memorial in memory of: Sid Pavatt, Bill Langford, W.W. Williams, Harry Locke, Sgt. O.H. "Bill" Mullenax, Sheriff Billy Joe Holder, Sr.

Semper Fi!


Captain R.O. Bowling
Faulkner Co., AR 1/79-1/87

October 13, 2014

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Midland County Sheriff's Office. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!


October 12, 2014

Rest in Peace

Michael Barr Special Ranger
Texas and Southwestern Cattle Rasiers Assn

October 12, 2014

To the family and friends,fellow co-workers I send my respects and prayers and to all of you who has lost their brother.
You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Deputy Sandy Keller ( Honor Guard )
Manatee County Sheriff / Bradenton,Florida

October 12, 2014

Rest in Peace, brother.


October 12, 2014

I lost my brother, Deputy Kennedy in Upton County in the line of duty 10/2/13. This death occurred 1 year and a day after my brother’s funeral. Thank you Sgt. Naylor for your service. May you rest in peace in God's Army. You were truly a hero and we will never forget! God Bless you, Sgt. Naylor’s family, friends, and co-workers.

Cindy Portman
Sister of slain officer

October 12, 2014

Deputy Sheriff Michael Naylor, during your tour of duty you served your community and county with honor and dignity, it is now your time to rest with all of the heroes that have gone before you, we will carry on from here. To the family of Deputy Sheriff Michael Naylor you all are in our thoughts and prayers. The Law Enforcement family will stand beside you. To the men and women of the Midland County Sheriff's Department hold your heads high as you all carry on during these difficult times. None of us know what is behind a door when serving a warrant but we all go through the door any way. Stay Safe. Fair Winds and Following Seas WARRIOR.

Detective Grade One Robert F. Jackson
Metropolitan Police Department Homicide Branch

October 12, 2014



October 12, 2014

RIP good and faithful servant. Thank you for your service. God be with your family and fellow Deputy's.

Chaplain Bill Roscoe
Canyon Co. Sheriffs Office, Idaho

October 12, 2014

On behalf of the Nolan County Sheriff's Office, we offer our sincere prayers of support and comfort for Sgt. Naylor's individual family as well as the Midland County law enforcement family. May God's grace be with all of you.

Sheriff David Warren
Nolan County Sheriff's Office

October 12, 2014

No riots no large media event, just another officer doing a job of serving the public who so often fails to understand the danger of being an officer. God bless his family and friends and may God grant them peace.

Prior Anaheim Police, Special Enforcemen
Anaheim Poilce Department, CA.

October 12, 2014

God bless you Mike. I knew you as a fellow deputy but also as your Texas Air Guard commander. You never failed me. JJ

CVE Deputy #811
Reagan County Sheriff's Office, Tx.

October 12, 2014

Matthew 5:9
Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they will be called children of God.

Dan Holler Jr

October 12, 2014

My family and I will continue to pray for the hearts which hurt for the early loss of a great person. Deputy Sergeant Mike Naylor was and still is a great man which blessed our family with his knowledge and his Christian heart. We were truly blessed to know you for a short while. My family and I will be looking up to Heaven and know you will be on patrol in Heaven protecting other children and families.

Jasper, James, and John Henderson
Family touched by Deputy Naylor and his presence

October 12, 2014

My families thoughts and prayers are with Mr. Naylor's family and friends. We are very grateful for people like Michael who protect us everyday. May God bring comfort and peace to all that are grieving.

Michael Lyon
Midland resident

October 12, 2014

God bless you and your family. Help look out for us that are staying down here brother.

Off. R. Tijerina 0887
San Antonio Police Department

October 11, 2014

With all respect and prayers for strength.

"As I look down from Heaven; I am saddened; do not weep for me as I only want your happiness. Weep for those that will never know the love we have and the memories we have made in laughter. That love and those memories are forever."

We will all be together again at end of trail.

Dear Almighty God

Citizen Volunteer
Los Angeles Police Department

October 11, 2014

My deepest condolences to the Naylor family and to the Midland County Sheriff's Dept for there loss. I am a former
deputy with 9 years service, 5 years in Civil/Warrants Division. Not a day goes by that I don't think of the people working there. Although I did not know Deputy Naylor personnally his loss touches us all. May God Bless the Naylor family and all the fine personel of the Midland County Sheriff's Dept.

Scott McKnight
Field Operations DOJ/ICITAP Europe/Asia Pristina, Republic of Kosovo

October 11, 2014

To the family, friends and co-workers of Deputy Sheriff Michael Naylor- I am extremely sorry to hear of the loss of this fine man. My heart goes out to you in sympathy.

Sgt. Scott Bodah
Syracuse, New York Police Department

October 11, 2014

You service and sacrifice will never be forgotten; your duty was a job well done.

Former Sgt. Kim Eggleston
Midland County Sheriff's Office

October 11, 2014

My sincerest sympathy to the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Michael Naylor as well as to the Midland County Sheriff's Office. Rest in peace Deputy Naylor, you are gone but will not be forgotten...

Dispatcher Sue Rusch
Punta Gorda PD, Punta Gorda FL

October 11, 2014

God Bless you and your family you are a true hero Thankyou for all you have done . we will miss you in Midland

Mike Primeaux
friend of wife

October 11, 2014

Another brave hero who will long be remembered for his service to others.

Chief Keith Reed
Troy Police Department

October 11, 2014

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