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Official Obituary of

George Patrick "Pat" Proffitt

March 3, 1952 ~ March 8, 2024 (age 72) 72 Years Old

George Proffitt Obituary

Mr. George Patrick “Pat” Proffitt of Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away Friday, March 8, 2024 at his residence in Burkesville, Kentucky having attained the age of 72 years, and 6 days. He was born in Gamaliel, Kentucky on Monday, March 3, 1952, the son of George & Marjorie (Ritter) Proffitt. He was of the Baptist faith, a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church. Pat worked as a Kentucky State Trooper for 22 years, served as Deputy Sheriff for Cumberland County, and was a local farmer. He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Amy (Norris) Proffitt, whom he wed on Friday, June 28, 1991, brother, Joe (& Barbra) Proffitt of Gamaliel, Kentucky, sister, Sherri Proffitt of Tompkinsville, Kentucky, children, Steven Proffitt of Fountain Run, Kentucky, Clay (& Jennifer) Proffitt of Mt. Hermon, Kentucky, Jerald Proffitt of Burkesville, Evan Proffitt of Monticello, Kentucky, Angela Proffitt of Fountain Run, Kentucky, Mahalia Proffitt of Glasgow, Kentucky, and Kari (& Will) Huff of Burkesville, Kentucky, grandchildren, Kaitlyn (& Jake) Slaughter, Cameron Proffitt, Tylor Proffitt, Mercedes Proffitt, Deven Norris, Wyatt Proffitt, Keeara Proffitt, Sarah Proffitt, great-grandchildren, Abrahm Proffitt, and Oakley Slaughter.

The funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. C.S.T. in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville, Kentucky, with Bro. Nickie Richards officiating and eulogy given by Clay Proffitt. Burial honors were provided by the Kentucky State Police Honor Guard. Burial was in the Liberty Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky. Casket bearers were Wyatt Proffitt, Cameron Proffitt, Tylor Proffitt, Chris “Woody” Scott, Jay Holland, Mark Lee, and Will Huff.

Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville was honored to be in charge of all the arrangements.

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March 11, 2024

2:00 PM
Norris & New Funeral Home
601 N Main St
Burkesville, KY 42717

Funeral Service
March 12, 2024

1:00 PM
Norris & New Funeral Home
601 N Main St
Burkesville, KY 42717


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