Kay Proffitt

Kay Proffitt, 73, of Racine

Kay Proffitt, 73, of Racine, Ohio, went to be with her Lord and Savior, January 14, 2021, after a brief battle with cancer.

She is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Joe Proffitt; her devoted son, Jay (Martha) Proffitt of Racine, OH; a grandson she adored, Gavin Jay Proffitt of Racine, OH; a sister, Karen Haines of Syracuse, OH; sisters-in-law, Mindy (Mike) Hill, Joyce (Ronnie) Quillen, Mary Hall, Jackie (Ray) Guinther, and Donna Rose.

She was born Ardeth Kay Bowers on January 12, 1948, to the late Earnest and Adrie Bowers. She was the tenth of eleven children. She found her forever home with her loving parents, James Cecil (JC) and Virginia Wyatt in 1955 after the loss of her mother. They preceded her in death.

She was a member of Zion Church of Christ in Rutland, OH, and attended Bradford Church of Christ in Pomeroy, OH. She was a 1965 graduate of Pomeroy High School. She was a cosmetologist and taught cosmetology at Meigs High School for 25 years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by nine siblings; her in-laws, Raymond and Mary Lou Proffitt; and a brother-in-law, Jeff Proffitt.

She touched the hearts of many and will be deeply missed.

Calling hours will be on Sunday, January 17, 2021, from 1-3 p.m. at Roush Funeral Home in Ravenswood, WV. The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday with Jay Proffitt and Bill Dummitt officiating. Interment will follow at Letart Falls Cemetery in Letart, Ohio.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at roush94@yahoo.com or on our Facebook page.