Melvin Stauffer, 82, passed away peacefully in his home in New Smyrna Beach on November 29, 2013. Mel was a member of the Coronado Community Methodist Church and was known for his laughter, love of music, and his artwork. He is survived by his loving wife Marjorie three sons, Tim (Fort Wayne IN) Arlen (New Smyrna Beach) and Lynn (Mooresboro NC) and a daughter Dawn Renee (Monroe NC). He is also survived by seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations are made to Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia/Flagler. He will be forever loved and always missed. A memorial service will be held at Mel’s church February 8, 2014 at 4pm.