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Delmas Ray Proffitt, 85


Delmas Ray Proffitt, 85, died Monday, October 29, 2018 at NHC Healthcare. He was a native of Emberton, KY (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 US Army during the Korean Conflict and was a 1958 graduate of the Kentucky School of Embalming. He was a retired, renouned brick & stone mason with Proffitt Masonry, a member and former deacon of Calvary Baptist Church and a KY Colonel.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and his siblings, Virginia McDaniel, Harold Proffitt, Lindell Proffitt and Wm. Cecil Proffitt.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Elizabeth Ann Veach “Libby” Proffitt; his sons, David Proffitt (Dana) of Nashville, TN and John Proffitt of Louisville; his grandchildren, Allyn Hodgins (Payton) of Richmond, VA, Matthew Proffitt of Mt. Washington, Brad Proffitt of Birmingham, AL and Katie Proffitt of Mt. 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, PA; and a host of in-laws, nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to thank all of the dedicated staff that took special care of him during his stay at NHC.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 2nd 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 to 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.




  1. Mary Pryor on October 30, 2018 at 7:49 am

    Sorry to hear of his passing. Glad he came to our Johnson family reunions and I got acquainted with him. Was favorably impressed.

  2. Gary & Martha Huddleston on October 31, 2018 at 6:24 pm

    So sorry,you all are in our thoughts and prayers.

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