June 7, 1933 – October 29, 2018
Delmas Ray Proffitt, 85, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 at NHC Healthcare.
He was a native of Emberton, Kentucky (Monroe County), born June 7, 1933 to the late Radford B. and Ola Belle Bledsoe Proffitt.
Delmas was a graduate of Allen County High School, served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and was a 1958 graduate of the Kentucky School of Embalming. He was a retired, renowned brick and stone mason with Proffitt Masonry, a member and former deacon of Calvary Baptist Church and a Kentucky Colonel.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his siblings, Virginia McDaniel, Harold Proffitt, Lindell Proffitt and William Cecil Proffitt.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Elizabeth Ann Veach “Libby” Proffitt; his sons, David Proffitt (Dana), of Nashville, Tennessee, and John Proffitt, of Louisville; his grandchildren, Allyn Hodgins (Payton,) of Richmond, Virginia, Matthew Proffitt, of Mount Washington, Brad Proffitt, of Birmingham, Alabama, and Katie Proffitt, of Mount Washington; his sister, Jane Gooden, of Scottsville; his brothers, Bobby Proffitt, of Brownsville, Daryl Proffitt (Marie), of Scottsville, Morris Proffitt (Velma), of Shepherdsville, and Reed Proffitt (Judy), of New Holland, Pennsylvania; and a host of in-laws, nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank all of the dedicated staff who took special care of him during his stay at NHC.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2 at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, 201 E. Washington St., Glasgow, with burial to follow in Fountain Run Cemetery, with military honors. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday, until time of service.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Community Medical Care, 204 N. Race Street, Glasgow, KY 42141 or the donor’s favorite charity.