Mr. Profitt died of natural causes at 12 p.m. Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at his residence.
He was born February 22, 1950 in Trigg County to the late Roy Hayden and Lena Pauline “Jack” Oliver Profitt.
He was a United States Army Veteran having served in Vietnam. He was a member of New Jerusalem Baptist Church and a retired heavy equipment operator.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Darrell Glenn Profitt; and one baby in infancy.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda Profitt of Cadiz; four brothers, Linzie Profitt, Paul Profitt and Terry Profitt all of Cadiz, and Harry Profitt of St. Louis, Mo.; two sisters, Rose Mary Lampkin of Tampa Fla. and Lois Ann Hargrove of Cadiz; two sons, Timothy Profitt of Cadiz and Joseph Ernest Cullum, Jr., of Cadiz; three daughters, Tabitha Johnson of Cadiz, Traci Choate of Cadiz and April Michelle Cottrell of Cadiz; seven grandchildren, Stephanie Andersen, Cody Choate, Jonathan Profitt, Dalton Choate, Summer Cottrell, Ariana White and Malachi Cottrell; and one great-grandchild, Elizabeth Andersen.
Pallbearers were James Martin, Jeff Chambers, Michael Puckett, Crowbar Hargrove, Henry Fuller and Michael Vanlue. Honorary pallbearers were Derek Martin, Kevin Martin, Cody Choate, Dalton Choate, Jonathan Profitt, Stephanie Andersen, Joe Cullum, Michelle Cottrell, Rob Reason and Glenn Johnson.
Music was provided by Linda Reason, vocalist.