Mitt “Buddy” Proctor Jr., 84

Published 8:59 am Friday, September 23, 2022

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Mitt “Buddy” Proctor Jr., 84, husband of Patty H. Proctor passed from this life to his eternal home on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Born on April 29, 1938, in Clark County, he was the son of the late Mitt and Ella Mae Proctor.

Buddy was retired from East Kentucky Power Cooperative, Dale Station Power Plant, Ford Ky., and a treasured member of the Trinity Church of God. He was an avid sports fan and an elite athlete, he played organized softball at Massey Ball Park, Winchester, Ky., and participated in recreational and church leagues in Winchester and Lake Reba, Richmond, Ky., where he was known as the “Iron Horse” until he retired in 2008.

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Buddy is survived by a daughter, Mitzi (Billy) Keller, one brother, Wendell (Ramona) Proctor, two grandchildren, Ryan (Amanda) Keller, Derik (Nicole) Keller, two great granddaughters, Sydney and Harper Keller. Special niece Sue Combs and several sister in-laws and brother-in-laws and nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters and brother in-laws, Lorain (Roger) McCuddy and Doris (Bob) Jackson.

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 26, 2022, at the Trinity Church of God, 285 Winn Avenue, Winchester Ky. by Rev. Hamp Wooten and Rev. Thomas Hogue, burial will follow at the Flatwoods Cemetery, Waco Ky.

Pallbearers include Ryan Keller, Derik Keller, Bob Abney, Clifford Hisle, William Clem, Donnie Thompson, Tony Hill, Andre Fugate

Honorary pallbearers include Wendell “Monk” Proctor, Joes Jackson, Robert Hill, Bruce Hill Jr, Don Hill, Jeff Jackson, Walker Eversole, Billy Brandenburg, Albert Schooler, Jimmy Black and the Trinity COG Mens “Corn Toss” Group!

Visitation will be on Sunday, September 25, 2022, 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Trinity Church of God. To sign the online guestbook visit