Mr. Ronnie Lee Proffitt, age 58, a resident of Jacksonville, Florida passed away peacefully on Friday, December 12, 2014 in Jacksonville after a lengthy illness. He was born December 5, 1956 in Dayton, Ohio. Ronnie is now a peace, starting on a new journey with the Lord. He is reunited with his parents, Albert W. Proffitt, Jr. and Juanita Proffitt; and sister, Brenda. Ronnie retired from General Motors and was a Son of American Legion member at Lakeshore American Legion Post # 137 in Jacksonville, Florida. He was a cherished husband of 37 years and a beloved father of 26 years. It’s going to be difficult going on without him. Always remember Ronnie loved us all very much. He is now watching over us from Heaven, and will be guiding us through life’s everyday struggles. “I love you in big ways, I love you in small ways, I love you this minute, I’ll love you always!” (Cheryl Ann). “I love you, I’m so proud of you. You’re my hero!” (John Albert).
Ronnie leaves behind:
His wife: Cheryl Ann
Son & Daughter-in-law: John Albert and Ginamarie
Brothers: Keith Proffitt
Many other relatives and in-laws
Life-long friend: Greg Wisecup
Graveside services and interment will be held Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in the Roane Memorial Gardens in Rockwood with Rev. Glenn Leffew officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to Haven Hospice in Orange Park, Florida.