He was preceded in death by one son, Franklin Daniel Proffitt; his parents; and one and brother, John W. Proffitt.
Mr. Proffitt is survived by his wife of 63 years, Anita (Mathis) Proffitt of Florence, Ala.; one son, Victor L. Proffitt (Linda) of Fayetteville; one daughter, Teresa K. Colvin (Paul) of Florence, Ala.; two brothers, Roy Proffitt of Tuckerman, and Zola Proffitt of Edgewood, Wash.; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 at Holden Avenue Church of Christ with burial in Sandhill Cemetery.
Visitation was from 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012.
Arrangements by Dillinger Funeral Home (www.dillingerfuneralhome.com).