Charles Proudfoot Sr.

Charles Proudfoot Sr.

Charles Richard “Doc” Proudfoot Sr., 82, of the Mount Pleasant Community, died Tuesday, April 30, 2019, under the care of Heartland Hospice after an extended illness.

The McIntosh County native had lived most of his life in Wayne County and was a member of Akin Memorial United Methodist Church. He worked for Seaboard Construction for 25 years before forming his company, South Georgia Site Prep, for the past 32 years. He enjoyed fishing, traveling and camping.

Survivors are his wife of 59 years, Shirley Ross Proudfoot of Mount Pleasant; daughter, Shirley “Shirl” Shirah of Darien; son, Ricky Proudfoot of Mount Pleasant; and three grandchildren.

The funeral service was held on Wednesday, May 1, at Akin Memorial United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Rick Turner officiating. Interment followed in Akin Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Robert and Owen Greene, Richard and Trent Wells, Harry Proudfoot and Mike Cannon. Honorary pallbearers were his fellow church members of Akin Memorial UMC.