Mr. Proffer died at 9:20 p.m., Thursday, October 25, 2012, at his home.
He was born August 14, 1918, at Swinton, Missouri, to George and Ida Jenkins Proffer. He graduated from Bell City High School with the Class of 1936, in Bell City, Missouri. He was married to Virginia Montgomery Proffer for fifty-two years. One daughter was born to this union. Mr. Proffer retired from Proctor & Gamble in Cape Girardeau and moved to West Plains where he married Jeananne Daily Woodrell. He enjoyed golf, fishing and yard sales. Mr. Proffer was a member of the First Christian Church.
He is survived by his wife, Jeananne Proffer, of the family home; his daughter, Pat Webb, husband, Jerry, Sr., Southaven, Mississippi; one grandson, Jerry Webb, Jr., wife, Shannon, Arlington, Tennessee; three great-granddaughters; and two step-sons, Daniel Woodrell, wife, Katie and Ted Woodrell, wife, Brenda.
His parents and first wife, precede him in death.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until service time, Saturday, October 27, 2012, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. On line condolences may be expressed at robertsondrago.com.