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Robbie Allen Proffitt

November 13, 1962 ~ May 21, 2021 (age 58)


Robbie Allen Proffitt, age 58, of Knoxville, Tennessee passed away on Friday, May 21, 2021, at the Medical Center-Navicent Health in Macon from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Dooly County.

Robbie was a well respected financial advisor with Proffitt, Wilkes, Griffin Wealth Management and a United States Air Force veteran.   He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He is preceded in death by his father James Hugh Proffitt of Speedwell, TN and his brother,  Russell Lee Compton of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Robbie is survived by his Wife of 41 years, Sonya Simmons Proffitt, his daughters Shaunna Proffitt Kiser and Shannon Proffitt Johnson and his son Tyson Allen Proffitt all of Knoxville, TN; his grandchildren, Barrett Johnson, Dylan Kiser, Lily Kiser, and Ethan Kiser all of Knoxville, TN; his mother, Alta Marleen Mayes of Speedwell, TN; his brother, Roland Compton and his nephew Cody Compton of West Chester, OH; his stepfather Russell Compton of Kingston, TN; his brother, Jamie Proffitt and sister Jenni Proffitt-Hempel both of New Market, TN. Robbie will forever be loved and missed by family and friends. He will always hold a special place in our hearts.

A Celebration of Life memorial will be held on Thursday, June 3rd from 5-7 p.m. at the Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm, 9133 Hunter Valley Lane, Knoxville, TN 37922

Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Unadilla has charge of local arrangements.

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Celebration of Life
June 3, 2021

5:00 PM
The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm
9133 Hunter Valley Lane
Knoxville, TN 37922

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