Norman Ovid Proffitt
9 September 1939 - 26 June 2013
INDIANAPOLIS – Norman O. Proffitt, age 73, of Zionsville, passed away Wednesday, 26 June 2013 at St. Vincent Hospice of Indianapolis. He was born on 9 September 1939 in East Bernstadt, KY, as the son of James and Flora Ellen(Collier) Proffitt. He graduated from Hazel Green High School in 1958. Served in U.S. Army 1960 - 1963.
Mr. Proffitt was a member of the Eastlawn Wesleyan Church. Norm enjoyed fishing, his grandchildren, camping, and spending time with his family, friends and attending family reunions. He retired from Ford Motor Company in 2001 after 34 years.
Surviving him are his wife, Wanda L. (Grimes) Proffitt of Zionsville, IN; sister, Ella Lee (Proffitt) Grimes of London, KY; brother, Mervil Proffitt of London, KY; sister, Dorothy (Proffitt) Herbert of Columbus, IN; Sons Michael Norman Proffitt (and his wife Meibao) and Shaun Dewayne Proffitt; grandchildren Amber Kay, Cody Norman, Joshua Michael, Bailey Ann, Allison Nichole, Zefang and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, and other relatives. Preceding him in death were his parents, James and Flora (Collier) Proffitt, and siblings, Edith, Edna, Earnest, Charles, and Morse.
Visitation will be on Saturday, 29 June 2013 from 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. at Eastlawn Wesleyan Church. The funeral service will immediately follow visitation, and will begin at 7:00 p.m. Pastor Dave Cox will be officiating. Arrangements are being handled by Harry W. Moore/Indiana Funeral Care.
Memorial contributions may be made to
Alzheimer’s Association In Memorandum: Norman Proffitt
50 E. 91st St. Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Washington Park East - Gate Garden
10612 E Washington St., Indianapolis, IN, 46229
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