Whitesburg KY

Rites are held for John Profitt

Funeral services for John M. Profitt, 67, were held July 17 at the Thornton Gap Old Regular Baptist Church in Colson. Burial was in the Bill Adams Cemetery.

A son of the late Jesse Hiram and Minnie Hart Profitt, he was born in Colson. He died July 13 at his residence in Whitesburg.

Mr. Profitt enjoyed playing horseshoes, talking and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Isaac Profitt, Jesse Hiram Jr. Profitt, and Dan Profitt, and seven sisters, Eddia Profitt, Oneida Craft, Irene Lucas, Zella Whitaker, Blanch Profitt, Karen Profitt, and Zesta Profitt.

Surviving are a sister, Hazel Profitt of Colson; a brother, Bradley Profitt of Colson; and several nieces and nephews.

Everidge Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

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