September 19, 2013

David Carl Proffitt

Staff Writer

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — David Carl Proffitt, 66, departed this life on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013.

He was born on Feb. 7, 1947 in Laurel County, Ky., the son of the late Sherman Monroe Proffitt Sr. and Ruth Hazel Gill Proffitt. 

He was a truck driver and a member of Old Salem Baptist Church.

He is survived by two children, David Paul Proffitt of Winfield, Ala., and Angela Lou Proffitt of Fayette, Ala.; five sisters, Mary Ellen House, Hazel Earlene Fisher and Diana Lynn Johnson, all of London, Bessie Loretta Drake of Jeffersonville, Ind., and Sherrie Ann Bargo of Corbin; two brothers, Sherman Monroe Proffitt Jr. of Clarksville, Tenn., and Donald Eugene Proffitt of London; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; plus a host of other friends and relatives to mourn his passing.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, Sept. 15 at Bowling Funeral Home with Craig Morgan officiating.

Burial was in Old Salem Cemetery in London.

Visitation was held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.