Richard is survived by his wife, Laura Michelle (Plaugher) Proffitt, of Manassas, VA; Parents, James (Jim) Walker Proffitt Sr. and mother, Shirrell Jean (Phillips) Proffitt of Berkeley Springs, WV; siblings, Cathy Lynn Swanigan (Jerry Swanigan) of Polk City FL, Judy Ann Proffitt of Berkeley Springs, WV, James Walker Proffitt Jr. of Berkeley Springs, WV; Children, Courtney Jean Proffitt of Manassas, VA, Devon Graham Proffitt, of Manassas, VA, Phillip Walker Proffitt of Manassas, VA; Caitlin Jane Weaver (Jason Weaver) of Manassas, VA; Grandchildren Caleb Ethan Cohenour, Olivia Grace Weaver and Sophia Michelle Weaver; and a large extended family.
Richard was born October 29, 1955 in Dayton, Ohio to his Parents Jim and Shirrell. Richard and Laura married on June 19, 1982, sharing more than 35 years of marriage, memories, and endless love. In 2011, he accepted a position as a school bus driver with Prince William County Schools, where he worked for 6 years before losing his life on the job in a bus accident.
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