Roy Freeman Proffitt III
February 26, 1952- October 25, 2021
Roy Freeman Proffitt III, known to many as “Butch,” passed away peacefully at the age of 69 on
October 25, 2021 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond, Virginia.
He is preceded in death by his father, Roy Proffitt, Jr. He is survived by his mother, Libbie
Proffitt; wife, Gail Proffitt; son, Andy (Tara) Proffitt; daughter, Emily (Matt) Lucas; and
grandchildren, AJ, Alex and Paige.
Throughout his life he worked for Virginia Power, Foster & Miller, Draper Aden, Bass Pro Shops,
and the County of Louisa.
Butch was a life-long resident of Holly Grove. He enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, fishing, and
spending time talking to others.
A Celebration of Life will be held in his honor at Holly Grove Ruritan from 2-4pm on October
31st, and his family will hold a private burial ceremony at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Holly Grove Fire Dept at 819 Gammontown Rd,
Bumpass, VA 23024 or the Holly Grove Rescue Squad at 155 Factory Mill Rd, Bumpass, Va,