Larry “Steve” Steven Proffer of Cuba, Missouri was born on Sunday, May 31, 1959 in St. Louis, Missouri to Herbert Wilson and Bertha “Lucille” Abney Proffer and passed away on Thursday, September 30, 2021 at the age of 62 years, 3 months and 30 days.
Steve grew up in St. Louis, Missouri where he attended Southwest High School.
He was a hard worker and was a roofer for Spencer Jones for over 30 years.
Steve married Lisa Jane Adams in Steelville, Missouri on October 12, 1991.
He was a homebody and enjoyed drinking beer, listening to music, puzzles, watching wrestling and telling jokes. He loved St. Louis Cardinals baseball and was a fan of the St. Louis Blues and Rams. He especially loved meatloaf and Imo’s Pizza.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Lucille Proffer; grandparents, Kendall and Elizabeth Proffer and Earl and Mabel Abney; parents-in-law, George Sr. and Bertha Adams; grandmother-in-law, Sylvia Mounce; brothers-in-law, Butch Kirkendall and Doug Hutson; grandson, Elijah Williams; niece, Crystal Proffer; and nephew, Scottie Kirkendall.
He is survived by his wife, Lisa Proffer of Cuba, Missouri; children, Dustin Adams (companion Melissa Lands) of Cuba, Missouri, Stevie Adams of St. Joe, Missouri and Heather (Michael) Hill of Cuba, Missouri; siblings, Jackie Kirkendall, Sharon Langdon and Barbara Ort of Florissant, Missouri, JoAnn Moore of O’Fallon, Missouri, Karen (Paul) Hiebenstriet of Arkansas, Charles “Chuck” Proffer, David “Mike” (Lisa) Proffer and Lisa Copling, all of Cuba, Missouri and Kimberly (Carlin) Dreyer of St. Louis, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Barbara (Eddie) Brickey and Mary Adams, both of Cuba, Missouri; brother-in-law, Buddy (Sandra) Adams of Steelville, MO; special nieces, Chelsea and Abigail Palmer both of Cuba, Missouri; nine grandchildren, Nevaeh Gilbert, Gage Adams, Lexi Proffer, Journee Nichols, Tessa Hayes, Kayden Williams, Corbin Williams, Regan Nichols and Hailee Adams; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Memorial service was held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Pastor Michael Stephens officiating.
The family chose cremation as his final disposition.
Arrangements under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.