He was born Jan. 1, 1933, at Dahmer, a son of the late Alva and Martha Propst.
Mr. Propst was a 1952 graduate of Franklin High School. He served in the United States Army in Korea from 1952 – 1954. He retired from Melpar in Washington, DC.
Surviving are a daughter, Rhonda Garner; two grandchildren, Breanna and Koren; two sisters, Fran Rexrode of Linville, Virginia, and Martha Lambert of Broadway, Virginia; and two brothers, Ray Propst of Linville, Virginia, and Jesse Propst of Bergton, Virginia.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Pamela of New Mexico; two sisters, Bonnie Hulvey of Linville, Virginia, and Virginia Killander of LaVale, Maryland; and two brothers, Charles Propst of Weyers Cave, Virginia, and Lester Propst of Linville, Virginia.
His body was cremated. A private graveside service was held.