James William Proffitt “Bill” of Leesburg, Fl joined Jesus and his angels in a joyous reception in heaven on October 30, 2019.
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Bill is survived by his children Meloni and Skip of Florida. He is survived by his four grandchildren Amy, Krissy, McKenna, and Connor. He is survived by three great grandchildren Savannah, Cameron, and Madison.
Bill was born and raised in Asheville, North Carolina where he met and married the love of his life Kathryn McClain. He was a devout Christian who sang in the church choir most of his life.
Bill loved sports and was an avid pickle ball player and golfer. He loved to dance. One of his greatest passions was his love for airplanes and flying. Bill was a pilot and in his earlier days could be seen flying over the Blue Ridge mountains and waving to his family below. His passion extended to designing, building, and flying intricate model airplanes. He would spend many days at the local fields testing his creations.
Memorial services will be held Sunday November 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Beyers Funeral home.
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