Funeral services for Mr. Proffitt are scheduled for Monday, Sept. 2, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Donald Owens officiating. Interment will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation was Sunday from 2-5 p.m. and will be Monday after 9 a.m. at Ligon & Bobo.
Mr. Proffitt, age 81, of Lebanon, passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at Quality Care in Lebanon.
Born Oct. 26, 1931, in Monroe County, Ky., he is the son of the late George Thomas and Verla D. Proffitt. He was a retired dump truck driver, having worked in road construction for many years. He was a Baptist.
He is survived by three children, Bill (Peggy) Proffitt, of Manchester, Lynn McClanahan, of Lebanon, William Todd Starnes; three sisters, Wilma Stafford, Frances Lea, both of Lebanon, Lois Hall, of Smyrna; seven grandchildren, Eric (Sara) Proffitt, Jessica Lynn Proffitt, Michael Ryan Proffitt, Tammy Louise Whittington, Jackie Joe Nixon, Jennifer Marie Starnes, Justin Todd Starnes; and eight great-grandchildren, Alerah Joann, Vylah Mae and Kyler Evan Proffitt, Lathon Cole, Sheldon Gage Whittington, Allysa Nixon, Zachary Krause and Hager Starnes.
Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home in Lebanon is in charge of arrangements.