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Larry "Elrod" Proffitt
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Larry Lynn Proffitt, age 59, Middlesboro, KY passed away Monday, March 12, 2018 in Middlesboro. He was born on November 27, 1958 in Middlesboro, KY, the son of the late Clarence and Opal Proffitt. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two brothers: Denver Proffitt and Ralph Proffitt; and brother-in-law, Leeroy Henderson.

Larry is survived by his daughter, Wendy Leighann “Baby Duck” Proffitt; two granddaughters: Arabella Kimberly Danielle “Bella” Proffitt and fiancé, Aaron Hollingsworth and MaKinley Elizabeth Lynn “Scintley” Jones; son-in-law, Ricky Jones; great grandson, Thomas Scott Hollingsworth; brothers: James and Barb Proffitt of Leo, IN, Roger and Robin Proffitt, Sugar Hill, GA, Jr. and Wilma Proffitt of Harrogate, TN, and Ancil Proffitt of Middlesboro, KY; sisters: Brenda Henderson of Middlesboro, KY, Lucy Proffitt of Middlesboro, KY, and Leisha and Paul Ciferri of Middlesboro, KY and a host of nieces, nephews and many special friends.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Shumate Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Bob Teaney, Brother David Gibbons, and Brother Tyler Teaney officiating. Music will be provided by Whipple Missionary Baptist Church Singers. Interment will be in Hensley Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends 12-2 p.m., Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Shumate Funeral Home Chapel.

You’ve been many places, you had a lot of stories to tell. You always kept us laughing, and loved us through life as well. Earth will be hard without you, but now spread your wings and be free. Because of our memories…you’ll always be with me. Deeply loved, missed & forever in our hearts...Daddy, Papaw, Brother, Uncle & Friend. Larry Lynn Proffitt “Elrod”

Shumate Funeral Home is entrusted with all arrangements.

Candle Lighting and Guestbook at www.shumatefuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Sunday

18

Mar

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Shumate Funeral Home

2321 Cumberland Avenue
Middlesboro, KY 40965

funeral

Sunday

18

Mar

2:00 PM
Shumate Funeral Home

2321 Cumberland Avenue
Middlesboro, KY 40965

Graveside

Sunday

18

Mar

Hensley Chapel Cemetery

Middlesboro
Middlesboro, KY 40965

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