Dean A Proffitt, 62

Dean A. Proffitt, 62, of Wabash, passed away at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at Parkview Wabash Hospital.

He was born on Sept. 19, 1953 in Wabash County, Indiana to the late David J. Proffitt and Vivian (Ogan) Proffitt, his mother survives in Wabash.

He was a Southwood High School graduate, class of 1971. Dean was a general contractor and an excellent carpenter. He enjoyed refinishing antique furniture. Dean loved his family and spending time with his grandchildren.

Dean is also survived by a son, Kevin (Kassandra) Proffitt of Nappanee; brothers, Dan Proffitt (Donna) of LaFontaine, and Roy Proffitt (Janel) of Peru; sister, Mrs. Delores (Edward) Welsh of Hamilton, Ohio; and grandchildren, Kasyn, David, Emma and Taya Proffitt.

Funeral service was Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel 104 S. Main Street, LaFontaine, with Pastor Terry Hinds. Burial will follow at the LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery in LaFontaine.

Visitation was Monday, June 22, 2016, at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


Posted on 2016 Jun 21