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Custom builder Cecil Proffit passed away


We have just heard the sad news that legendary Custom Car builder Cecil Proffit passed away last night (July 17, 2013).
He died at his home under HOSPIS care.

R I P Cecil.

Cecil has built a lot of custom car over the years.
Below are some of his most recognizable cars.






Rik Hoving

Rik is the CCC editor in chief. As a custom car historian he is researching custom car history for many years. In 2004 he started the Custom Car Photo Archive that has become a place of joy for many custom car enthousiasts. Here at CCC Rik will bring you inspiring articles on the history of custom cars and builders. Like a true photo detective he will show us what's going on in all those amazing photos. He will write stories about everything you want to know in the realm of customizing. In daily life Rik is a Graphic Designer. He is married to the CCC webmaster and the father of a 10 year old son (they are both very happy with his excellent cooking skills)

One thought on “Custom builder Cecil Proffit passed away

  • The VW is a masterpiece! I remember seeing the magazine article on it years ago. Always loved it. Sad to hear the news. 🙁

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