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Collins Funeral Home
Friday May 14th, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Lacy Lee Proffitt

Lacy Lee Proffitt, 98, of Chauncey, WV passed away on Monday May 10th 2021. He was born on November 22nd, 1923. Lacy served in the Marine Corp during World War II in the South Pacific and was very proud of his Military Service for our country.  Lacy was preceded in death by his loving wife, Patsy Proffitt as well as his sons Leland and Greg Proffitt, his mother Icy Marie Napier, his brothers Floyd Proffitt and Clarence Napier, and his sisters, Faye Rollins, Garnet Vance, Mazzie Browning, Lois Amburgey. 

Lacy is survived by his daughter Coral Proffitt and son Rodney Proffitt, his grandchildren, Brittany Thacker Tarakji (husband Mark), and Hailee Proffitt as well as Katherine Edwards (husband Jonathan), Alyson Nutter Kerry Nutter, and Christopher Nutter as well as six great grandchildren – Taylor, Lauren, Kyle, Jayce, Brooklyn, and Elias Tarakji and one sister, Lucy Small.

A visitation will be held 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Friday, May 14th, 2021 at Collins Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow with military rites at Highland Memory Gardens in Godby, WV. Collins Funeral Home Inc. of Switzer, WV is in charge of arrangements.

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May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,
May your memories of Lacy Lee Proffitt, give you peace, comfort and strength
Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of .
US Marine Veteran, Lacy Lee Proffitt, is A True American Hero God Bless
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13

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