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Jared Lane Sumner, 26 of Amherst passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2018.

He was born on May 13, 1991 in Lynchburg, son of Jennifer Sumner Moore and Ricky Proffitt.

Jared was an amazing artist, a good listener, and a fantastic son who loved people and people loved him.

He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Gary Sumner who he called "Gendaddy" and John Willard Proffitt, Jr. who he called "Papa".

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his step mother, Wanda Proffitt; maternal grandmother, MaJean Sumner; paternal grandmother, Diane Proffitt; paternal great grandfather, Herbert Taylor; half-brother, Sam Davis; half-sister, Chelsea Proffitt; aunts, Lisa Baldock and Shannon Epperson (Andy); uncles, Mike Proffitt (Debbie) and Johnny Proffitt (Rhonda); cousins, Hillary Taylor, Michael Taylor, Courtney Baldock, Katy Baldock, Cole Baldock, Tony Epperson, Justin Seufort, Jr., Kennedy Viar, Justin Proffitt, and Ashley Oliver. He is also survived by his beloved dog, Coltrane; special friends, Josh and Gail as well as numerous great aunts and uncles, cousins, and friends.

A celebration of Jared's life will be held at 2:00 Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Clifford Baptist Church.

The family will receive friends from 6 - 8 pm on Friday, January 26, 2018 at Whitten Monelison Chapel.