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James Ervin Proffitt

October 17, 1937 January 10, 2019
James Ervin Proffitt
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JAMES ERVIN PROFFITT, 81 years of age of the Lower Big Branch section of Oakwood, VA, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2019 at the Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon, VA, following an extended illness. Born in Lex, WV, he was the son of the late Herman and Oma (Stanley) Proffitt. He was a lifelong resident of Buchanan County and was of the Church of God faith. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and was a retired Coal Miner. Ervin enjoyed fishing, playing golf and working with the fire department.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 3-Sisters and 1-Brother.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Geraldine (Compton) Proffitt of Oakwood, VA; 5-Children: JoAnn (William) Shrader of Grundy, VA, Roger Lee Proffitt of Grundy, VA, Donna (Terry) Crockett of Sugar Grove, VA, Benny (Shana) Proffitt of Hickory, NC, James Gerald Proffitt of Oakwood, VA; 1-Sister: Gracie Anderson of Hurley, VA; 1-Brother: Tommy Lee Proffitt of Honaker, VA.

Also, survived by several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services for JAMES ERVIN PROFFITT will be conducted Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at the Grundy Funeral Home Chapel with Ronnie Kinder and Joe Bill Proffitt officiating with burial to follow in the Rowe Mountain Cemetery, Oakwood, VA.

Active Pallbearers will be grandchildren.

Grundy Funeral Home of Grundy, VA is honored to serve the family of JAMES ERVIN PROFFITT.

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Grundy Funeral Home

22208 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 1016
Grundy, VA 24614

Grundy Funeral Home
22208 Riverside Drive Grundy 24614 VA
United States

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Rowe Mountain Cemetery Final Resting Place

Dismal River Rd.
Oakwood, VA 24631

Dismal River Rd. Oakwood 24631 VA
United States

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