Gary Elwyn Proffitt
July 29, 1948 – November 23, 2018
Gary “Bud” Proffitt, entered into rest on Friday, November 23, 2018. Mr. Proffitt owned Proffitt's B & T Auto Sales in Fairdale. He is survived by his wife, Linda Harrell; a daughter, Misty Goodman; a son, Travis Proffitt (Beth); two stepsons, Danny Harrell (Kim) and Chance Harrell; 10 grandchildren, Dakota, Kenny, Bridgette, Ethan, Baily, Otto, Little Chance, Luke, Jaden and Dylan; seven great-grandchildren, Kenzlee, Axil, Stephen, Kendall, Haylee, Olivia and Bree; sisters, Lavone Mattingly (Roger) and Pamela Hartlage; and brother, Kerry Proffitt (Thereasa). His funeral will be on Tuesday, November 27th, at 12 noon at the Heady-Hardy Funeral Home, 7710 Dixie Highway, with interment following in Louisville Memorial Gardens West. Visitation will be on Sunday from 2-8pm and Monday from 10am until 8pm.
- Visitation Sunday, November 25, 2018
- Visitation Monday, November 26, 2018
- Funeral Service Tuesday, November 27, 2018
- Committal Service
Gary Elwyn Proffitt
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November 25, 2018
Bud's laugh was from ear to ear and infectious. I know that was only one of many reasons my big sis, Judy, was "lovesick" over him. He and Judy taught me to play euchre and pinochle when I was in the 7th grade at the kitchen table at your Grandma and Grandpa Proffitt's home. I still enjoy euchre when I have the opportunity. First they lived at his parents where they met (Grandma & Grandpa Payne lived across the back alley), Judy met Gary when he was working on cars in the garage behind the house. It's what he always did and did well. She then babysit Pam. I spent time with them there and at their first house off Dixie highway. Later I visited in Fairdale with my kids. I also visited his garage and beauty parlor he bought your Mom that was right together. I think it was on Dixie Hwy. Your Dad fixed and painted Greg and my first car, a red Granada, after a wreck in Columbus, IN, at their home in Fairdale. I loved your Dad, and I love you Travis/Beth and Misty, Luke, and Jaden!! Both you Travis and you Misty have your Dad's spectacular, winning smile!! I am so very proud of each one of you! My prayers and love are with you every second! I am always here and hope we can spend time together, Aunt Jerri
The photo was taken at Grandpa Payne's 80th birthday.