Robert Gene
Robert Gene "Bobby" Proffitt, 75, of Clarksville, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. He retired from C. Lee Cook & Dover in Louisville, Kentucky and enjoyed both gardening and collecting guns.
He was born on October 12, 1943 to the late Robert Proffitt and Martha (Messer) Thompson. Bobby was also preceded in death by his wife, Karen (Freeman) Proffitt.
Bobby is survived by his children, Ronnie Proffitt (Valarie), Suzanne Thomas (Jay), Donna Wheeler (Danny), Jerry Proffitt (Heather); brother, Jimmy Proffitt; grandchildren, Shane, Dalton, Ethan, Brooke, Luke, Jalyn, Damieon, Dylan, Sarah, Hollie; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 12 noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) and on Monday after 9 a.m. His funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. on Monday in the chapel at the funeral home with burial to follow at Fairview Cemetery in New Albany.
Contributions in Bobby's memory be made to the Floyd County Animal Rescue League (215 W. Market Street, New Albany, IN 47150). To leave a special message for the family, please visit
Published on October 10, 2019


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Dirk and Eva Higdon
Oct 12, 2019
Ronnie we send our deepest condolences.We pray for comfort and peace to be with you and your family during this time of grief.
Dirk and Eva Higdon